Philips: Plant 'outdated'

Philips: Plant 'outdated'

There are 3 comments on the Advocate Messenger story from Nov 6, 2010, titled Philips: Plant 'outdated'. In it, Advocate Messenger reports that:

Danville's Philips Lighting plant is closing because the products produced at the plant are "outdated," according to a statement released by Philips and the Danville/Boyle County Economic Development Partnership Friday afternoon.

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#1 Nov 6, 2010
Yeah, outdated to China!

Danville, KY

#2 Nov 6, 2010
if the plant is so outdated then why are they making products that philips made less than 5 years ago in sylvania in versailles (osi)..a competitor...and working OVERTIME to fill the demand ..the mgmt at philips said that product was "outdated" & no one was going to be making fluorecent bulbs anymore...get this ...O.S.I is sending several truckloads of this "obsolete"product to the philips plant in salina kansas a day...they should get into farming mushrooms feed you shit & keep you in the dark..a former employee who done better.. oh yeah o.s.i.pays about $4 more per hr
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Winchester, KY

#3 Nov 7, 2010
The GE glass plant in Somerset makes the same "outdated" glass we are now making. So if this glass is so outdated how come OSI and GE both in Kentucky and the new glass plant in CHINA is still making the stuff. If John W. hadn't made his own precious "Factory in a Factory", and worked as hard to save Philips Lighting as he has worked for United Way on Philips time maybe we would still be around.

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