Jobs Leaving America

Dart Container Corp. to Close Augusta Plant, Cut 160 Jobs

Padlock on Abandoned Factory Gate

Company Layoffs to Begin in 2018 Dart Container Corp. announced that it will be permanently shutting its Augusta, Georgia plant and laying off 160 employees. The 70-year old plant will close by early 2019 because of lower demand for its paper cups. The factory, which looks like a giant paper cup, will move production of (more…)

Eaton Corp. Closing Light Factory in Houston, Laying Off 52 Workers

Eaton Corporation Layoffs

Eaton Corp Layoffs 52 Employees The entire light factory owned by Eaton Corporation PLC (NYSE:ETN) in Houston, Texas will be shutting down. The resulting Eaton Corp layoffs will impact 52 employees. The facilities focused on manufacturing LED lights used in the oil and petrochemical sector. The warehouse was also in the business of producing explosion-resistant lights. (more…)

ABB to Close St. Louis Manufacturing Plant: Restructuring Leads to 120 U.S. Job Cuts, Adding Jobs in India & China

The U.S. has long been struggling to keep manufacturing jobs within its borders, while other countries promise companies cheaper labor and fewer regulations to contend with. One of President Donald Trump’s signature campaign promises was that he and his administration would focus on bringing back strong manufacturing jobs to help bolster the middle class.