What the Loss of the Chevy Cruze Means to Mahoning Valley

By announcing that the Chevy Cruze will no longer be produced at their Lordstown plant starting in March 2019, General Motors has sent shockwaves through the Mahoning Valley region that may last for quite some time. In just the past two years, the auto manufacturing giant has reduced the number of employees at the assembly plant from 4,300 to almost 1,500.

Unless the company decides to replace the Cruze with the production of another vehicle at the plant, and instead decides to close the Lordstown facility, it’s quite possible that hundreds of automotive suppliers across the state could be affected.

Read more about the after effects of GM’s announcement in the full article on the Cleveland.com website.

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Jill Jones

Marketing Communications Manager at PolymerOhio Inc.

Jill is a formally trained graphic and web designer and writer who has been employed as such for more than 18 years. Her experience includes long-term employment with a Columbus-based technology consulting firm that worked closely for years with the State and Federal government, and the Human Resources & Engagement Department of Honda North America. She manages both of PolymerOhio's websites, their social media, blog writing and editing of guest posts, and marketing materials.
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