Rockwell Automation to close Iowa plant

Rockwell Automation to close Iowa plant

There are 3 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Jun 10, 2009, titled Rockwell Automation to close Iowa plant. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Rockwell Automation Inc. says it will close its plant in Sumner in northeast Iowa by the end of 2010, affecting 163 workers.

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El Segundo, CA

#1 Jun 10, 2009
Moving work out of the US and having our workers train the mexicans to take our work away from us......again.

Ashburn, VA

#2 Feb 1, 2010
Wow, that giant sucking sound continues. Gone to Texas.
Mike Dargan

Milton, FL

#3 Apr 7, 2010
What sort of impact will this have on Sumner? Are most of the employees residents? Is Rockwell offering to move employees to another plant? How is the ambulance factory doing? Sounds pretty grim.

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