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Lennox to shift some production to Mexico

There are 31 comments on the Times-Republican story from Jul 20, 2007, titled Lennox to shift some production to Mexico. In it, Times-Republican reports that:

Lennox International Inc., has announced part of its production unit in Marshalltown will be shifting to Mexico, but expects no lasting effects on staffing levels, it was announced Friday. via Times-Republican

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amused

United States

#21 Dec 25, 2008
Lennox is still lying.
b sican

Des Moines, IA

#22 Jan 5, 2009
i also work in the plant in marshalltown till i was laid off in aug. 2008 now my family and i r paying the price now i work at the casino make less then half of what i was getting paid for a week it sucks both my husband and i are work and our check dont even add close to what i was getting paid
Terrible

Dallas, TX

#23 Mar 9, 2009
I work at Lennox facility in Blackville, S.C., We are in the process of closing down - AC/HP product going to Mexico,the rest to another plant.
We are losing our jobs to cheap labor and we are not union! Regardless of what anyone thinks or says it's all about the money. Why pay us $12.00 -$14.00 an hour when you can get it for less than a buck! Mexico is the job markets "Dollar Menu"
Get used to it.
john

Overland Park, KS

#24 Mar 9, 2009
Disgruntled worker wrote:
I use to work for Lennox Co. until i was laid off in Aug 2008. Lennox would tell us all these lies at work & the union would be fighting for the workers rights but, lennox would always find a way to change the rules. we worked in the factory in marshalltown, alot of workers including myself were very angry when they announced this over a 1yr & 1/2 ago, saying they (lennox) were building a new site in mexico.
Iowa is where they import illegals and export other jobs!
fighting for you

Columbus, GA

#25 Mar 31, 2009
I hope the stock hold, dum video junkiesgrand kids never get a job. Because they are so smart.All of them. I'm looking for an American system for my home. I will keep on looking.Sounds like the charbriol grill trick to me. Stoke holders whant that 30% return forever. The crazy thing is they will never get the money out because they Tax it so much or they tell them the stoke droped when copper goes up. BUY AMERICAN IT IS THE ONLY WAY OUT.' DON'T PUT YOUR family out of work' WE ARE one nation under God.

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Waterbury

#26 Apr 1, 2009
Lennox Co. not to be confused with Lenox, manufacturer of Lenox Blades http://www.tools-plus.com/lenox.html .
junkman

United States

#27 Jan 24, 2010
our plant manager just got a promotion, hes heading to the mexico plant to oversee the daily run of things. marshalltown employees only see about 5 yrs or so then its over, all goin to mexico, but hey we have a four lane highway to des moines
junkman

United States

#28 Jan 24, 2010
its just to bad the people selling our country out dont realize that sometime down the road its goin to be real bad in the usa, nobody goin to be able to buy the products they make, damn thats wrong only happens in third world countries i thought, oh oh our we goin that way
spook

Geneseo, IL

#29 Mar 17, 2010
Lennox Employee wrote:
The Lennox plant in Marshalltown will not close if the people stay positive and focused. This is just another bump in the road for them.
The Lennox plant in Mexico has been mismanaged and continues to be mismanaged. If things are not corrected, and soon, the plant in Mexico will be a non-issue.
I think Lennox would rather go bankrupt than admit they made a mistake by moving jobs to Mexico.
Worried

United States

#30 Dec 21, 2010
My husband found out last week that Lennox/Heatcraft is buying out Kysor/Warren from Manitowoc. Should I be concerned? We already live paycheck-to-paycheck.
Philip Roddy Jr OH

Defiance, OH

#31 Oct 11, 2011
Year after year Lennox keeps going down hill starting when they closed it manufacturing plant in Columbus, Ohio. Marshalltown felt relieved and thought it could never happen to them. Management told the workers that Marshalltown workers were more productive than their Columbus counterparts. Is management telling the workers in Marshalltown now that the nonskilled mexican workers are better prepared to build their products than the seasoned veterens? I personally will be happy when this greedy company goes out of business.

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