Twinsburg Stamping Plant: From bright beginning to bleak ending

Jul 17, 2010 Full story: The Plain Dealer

John Goode grew up like his grandfather, pictured in the photo behind him, working on a South Carolina tenant farm, before his family moved to Cleveland.

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Cleveland, OH

#1 Jul 23, 2010
So sad, I heard from a reputable source that Chrysler plants including Detroit can't keep up with the work from Twinsburg, so it is being outsourced while hundreds of loyal employees lost their jobs. You who sold out Chrysler (and you know who you are and so do we) I hope you can't sleep at night.

Hudson, OH

#2 Jul 23, 2010
When I passed Chrysler yesterday, the mammoth parking lot was sadly and depressingly empty. But, in the front of the plant, was a black van that had these spray painted words on it: BUY AMERICAN OR BYE BYE AMERICA. So true.

“fear thy goverment”

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#3 Jul 23, 2010
I buy the bowtie Chevy-G.M.C. all the way tnankyou>

“Don't quibble Sybil!”

Since: May 09

Trailer Park, USA

#4 Jul 23, 2010
fought the fat before wrote:
I buy the bowtie Chevy-G.M.C. all the way tnankyou>
No matter what you buy, it's still sad to see a once great company vacant. It has hurt Twinsburg and surrounding areas significantly. It's not just those that worked there, it is the vendors and other businesses that have suffered. So many vacant businesses and foreclosures in once was a very thriving area. I had heard that Ford Walton Hills was going to move to the Chrysler plant, but that fell through. Now, rumour has it that it will be divided and rented out to individual businesses. But, that's just a rumour. Whatever----it would be nice to see bumper to bumper traffic on Highland at 3:00 p.m. once again.

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