FLINT, MI – The epicenter of a bitter 2-month-long strike by the United Auto Workers union in 1998, General Motors Corp.’s Metal Fabricating Center here will receive a $30 million investment to install two new high-tech presses. The announcement guarantees the plant a long-term future, an outlook considered unlikely five years ago when GM temporarily removed the facility’s dies during the strike in order to preserve the launch of its fullsize pickups. “If someone would’ve told me then ...
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