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flash

Abingdon, VA

#1 Dec 26, 2009
A friend of mine works in the head office said rumor is that they r gong to close kennametal around the end of 2010. that will be some good jos gone.
oooyougotserved

Nashville, TN

#2 Dec 28, 2009
How sad. It seems things are only getting worse for this county!
GET REAL

Nashville, TN

#3 Dec 28, 2009
if i see the right person i can find out. if this is true,more bad luck for smyth co. i think we have one of the worst local work employment in the area.
oooyougotserved

Nashville, TN

#4 Dec 29, 2009
Me too!
flash

Abingdon, VA

#5 Dec 29, 2009
I hope that it is not true. The US.has done lost to many good jobs already. We all can't work at walmart.There is not many good paying jobs out here any more.
GET REAL

Nashville, TN

#6 Dec 29, 2009
this is very bad for the famlies. it really makes me mad that there are limited jobs in this area, there are good workers dedicated to their jobs. it's not right.hopefully soon i'll find out and will pass it on
james

Abingdon, VA

#7 Dec 29, 2009
I work for kennametal in johnson city,tn. were hearing the samething.Talking about moving work to other plants.Does not sound good.
Baker

United States

#8 Dec 31, 2009
I would hope it is just gossip.
GET REAL

Nashville, TN

#9 Jan 1, 2010
flash wrote:
A friend of mine works in the head office said rumor is that they r gong to close kennametal around the end of 2010. that will be some good jos gone.
i hope not,i got alot of cusions and freinds that work there,but haven't seen them to ask
flash

Ronda, NC

#10 Jan 2, 2010
Talked to my friend he said no for sure decision maybe until mid 2010. All just talk. Just in case things dont pick up. Wich does not look good right now.
GET REAL

Nashville, TN

#11 Jan 2, 2010
flash wrote:
Talked to my friend he said no for sure decision maybe until mid 2010. All just talk. Just in case things dont pick up. Wich does not look good right now.
hope your friend was right cause i also have family that work there and they need their jobs they have kids,it is getting scarey.
pattykake

Charlottesville, VA

#12 Jan 2, 2010
GET REAL wrote:
<quoted text>hope your friend was right cause i also have family that work there and they need their jobs they have kids,it is getting scarey.
just wondering who the family is that works there...i work there also but have heard nothing except our work will be slow when we go back...but it was kinda slow for the last yr to say the least.....
GET REAL

Nashville, TN

#13 Jan 2, 2010
pattykake wrote:
<quoted text>
just wondering who the family is that works there...i work there also but have heard nothing except our work will be slow when we go back...but it was kinda slow for the last yr to say the least.....
hey,it's getting slow everywhere,it really makes u wonder don't it?
pattykake

Charlottesville, VA

#14 Jan 3, 2010
yes we do have 2 wonder...we use to have tons of work and this past yr we even had a wk off a month for awhile...it was way different than when we worked about ever saturday 4 maybe 2 yrs....u never know in this day & time what will happen....but lets stay positive and hope 4 the best...a great place to work...
whatzup

Richmond, VA

#15 Jan 4, 2010
Never fear....the hopey changey thing should kick in anytime.....right??
flash

United States

#16 Jan 4, 2010
Thats Funny.
pattykake

Charlottesville, VA

#17 Jan 4, 2010
CUTE!!!!!!!!!! this is the lastest if anyone is interested?? today a note on the board ask for twelve volunteers to b off from next monday untill march 8th...that is an official callback date....if no 1 puts their name on the list then they go from the bottom of the list..but there is no talk of a shutdown that we have heard of....if their ever is our plant manager would let us in on it...thats just the way she runs the place...when she gets news from bedford she always takes us in a meeting...thats what makes her such a great PlANT MANAGER..untill we hear more,stay tuned and Never Fear..........
flash

Abingdon, VA

#18 Jan 5, 2010
Talked to someone who works in the office up at volvo in dublin,va. said they will work 2 weeks each month until july 2010. She said they dont know what will happen after that.Looks like things just keep getting worse. VDOT layed off 7500 people today.
buger girl

Nashville, TN

#19 Jan 5, 2010
mcdonalds in chilhowie is cutting there workers hours too,its a shame cause alot of good people need this and alot of kids work there to help out their parents to pay bills
get real

Nashville, TN

#20 Jan 5, 2010
flash wrote:
Talked to someone who works in the office up at volvo in dublin,va. said they will work 2 weeks each month until july 2010. She said they dont know what will happen after that.Looks like things just keep getting worse. VDOT layed off 7500 people today.
its not looking good for anyone kind of scarey,what are people going to do

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