Mooove over Delphi, new plans for plant

Full story: WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan

More than three years after Delphi filed for bankruptcy protection and nearly two years after the Coopersville plant closed its doors for good, new jobs and a new multi-million dollar building may soon be ...

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meep

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Feb 24, 2009
 
Well, this is decent news. It's not much but a step in the right direction, isn't it?
DJL

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What is a cheese/powered milk plant?
Maybe they should contact GM and tell them they have a new fuel.

By the way WOOD, DeJong is a proper noun and begins with an upper case D.
Grammar 101
HWB

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Feb 24, 2009
 
Yes it is a step in the right direction...people don't have to drive new cars (delphi-GM) but they have to eat...more stability there....also they are jobs in general...which is a great thing.
Cool Breeze

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Feb 24, 2009
 
Let's unionize this place as soon as possible !
Jon

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He's from the Netherlands, DeJong is the americanized spelling, de Jong is the correct dutch.

Since: Feb 08

Grand Rapids, Mich.

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Feb 24, 2009
 
DJL wrote:
What is a cheese/powered milk plant?
Maybe they should contact GM and tell them they have a new fuel.
By the way WOOD, DeJong is a proper noun and begins with an upper case D.
Grammar 101
Actually, that's an original Dutch spelling. Amazing that it's still intact.

Since: Oct 08

Detroit, MI

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Feb 24, 2009
 
Sure hope they clean the property first or the cows will be glowing in the dark . . as well as the people who eat the cheese . . .
Joe Dirt

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Feb 24, 2009
 
Cool Breeze wrote:
Let's unionize this place as soon as possible !
Sounds great...then we can ship some more jobs to Mexico!

“So what!!”

Since: Apr 08

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Feb 24, 2009
 
Cool Breeze wrote:
Let's unionize this place as soon as possible !
Amen to that.........
DJL

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Feb 24, 2009
 
Jon wrote:
He's from the Netherlands, DeJong is the americanized spelling, de Jong is the correct dutch.
Thank you for correcting me.

I still think it is supposed to be cheese/powdered though.
Not cheese/powered.

“So what!!”

Since: Apr 08

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Feb 24, 2009
 
DJL wrote:
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Thank you for correcting me.
I still think it is supposed to be cheese/powdered though.
Not cheese/powered.
let the race begin........
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Cheeeeezus, that is GREAT news.
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Jon wrote:
He's from the Netherlands, DeJong is the Americanized spelling, de Jong is the correct dutch.
Thank you for clarifying that, I was going to do it myself, these people are just soooooooo darn negative on here, nothing is ever good enough or done right for them, get a real life people, Wood spelled it right & even if they didn't BIG DEAL! People do make typo's regardless of their position.
2690land

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Feb 24, 2009
 
Mooove?.......what the h---? Good new writers just aren't what they used to be.
JefffromGR

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Feb 24, 2009
 
Wonder how long before the UAW attempts to organize the plant and it is moved to a right-to-work state?
Teacher

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Feb 24, 2009
 
This sounds nice for Coopersville, but what about Andy Cummings' farm, di Bufala, in Fremont -- the farmer that the Press reported about a few weeks ago whose entire dairy production was sold? Seems silly to spend so much money refurbishing an auto parts factory into a dairy farm when there's one just sitting there ready to be up-and-running with probably very little modification.

“WINGS....ROCK The Ice YEAH!”

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Hudsonville, MI

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Feb 24, 2009
 
WTG!...Arie de Jong!!
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Hotelgal wrote:
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Thank you for clarifying that, I was going to do it myself, these people are just soooooooo darn negative on here, nothing is ever good enough or done right for them, get a real life people, Wood spelled it right & even if they didn't BIG DEAL! People do make typo's regardless of their position.
Oh get a life yourself.
Talk about being critical, that's exactly what you are doing.
The point is that WOOD always has to get the story out first and they don't proofread it. That's what makes it funny. Of course you probably can't see any humor in anything.
Anyway, I would still like to know more about that cheese/power.
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James

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Feb 24, 2009
 
I hope they're planning on making some of that really stinky Limburger cheese at the old Delphi plant and then pumping that foul odor up into the air through smokestacks so it can mingle with the stench of the WasteWater Dump and the pig farm across the highway.

Then Coopersville will become the Trifecta Stink Capitol of the world!!!

Here's a joke: How can you tell if a girl in Coopersville has bad breath?

Answer: You can't.

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They arent going to milk cows at this location. They would build a plant to make cheese and powdered milk. The old delphi plant itself would probably get converted to a cold storage for cheese. Totally different from what was going on up to Fremont at the Buffalo farm.

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