Manac keeps plant closed

ORANGEVILLE, Ont. (Nov. 24, 2003) — Semitrailer manufacturer Manac has announced it will extend the shutdown of activities at its Orangeville, Ont. trailer plant until at least march 2004. The closure, which was initially expected to last 25 weeks affects 235 employees and was

The company cited current economic conditions, such as the performance of the Canadian dollar and continuing over capacity in the industry in North America, as reasons for the temporary layoff extension.

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