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kpete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-28-10 01:26 PM
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Chrysler to Invest $600 Million in Illinois Plant
Source: Wall Street Journal

Chrysler to Invest $600 Million in Illinois Plant

DETROITChrysler Group LLC will spend $600 million to upgrade production at its Illinois assembly plant, bringing the auto maker's total announced U.S. investment to $2.1 billion since its exit from bankruptcy court last year.

The company will use the funds to build a body shop and install new machines at the Belvidere assembly plant to support the production of future models in 2012. The plant is home to the Jeep Compass, Jeep Patriot and Dodge Caliber.


Read more: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303362404...



via: http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2010/10/28/914483/-Ar...
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Tippy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-28-10 01:31 PM
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1. K&R........God Bless President Obama.........
Edited on Thu Oct-28-10 01:31 PM by Tippy
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awoke_in_2003 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-28-10 02:23 PM
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2. Good news. nt
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madrchsod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-28-10 02:32 PM
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3. the most efficient auto assembly plant in north america.
Edited on Thu Oct-28-10 02:35 PM by madrchsod
over 3 billion dollars has been invested in this plant since Daimler /Mercedes Benz bought the plant.

good news for the union workers around here. my iron worker friend worked there and gm`s janesville plant every spring and summer for years.


a japanese railcar company is building a new plant just down the road this spring.lots of union construction and 300 permanent jobs for rochelle il
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EC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-28-10 02:50 PM
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4. I wonder if they will offer jobs there to the
Kenosha workers, where they just closed the plant? When there was a big layoff a while ago, many of the Kenosha workers did go out to the Belvedere plant then, so I wonder if that is an option now...
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unhappycamper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-29-10 06:12 AM
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5. You could almost buy 3 C-17s for $600 million.
:shrug:
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JNelson6563 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-29-10 07:46 AM
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6. K&R for good news!
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defendandprotect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-29-10 03:05 PM
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7. Now there's a positive change .... now let's talk ending alliance with oil industry and MPG ....!!!
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