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Shutdown Is End of an Era: 750 Workers to Lose Jobs in Plant Closing
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TitleShutdown Is End of an Era: 750 Workers to Lose Jobs in Plant Closing
AbstractPhotos, maps, and article about the closing of the GST Steel Company plant at about Independence Avenue and Interstate 435 "in the Northeast area of Kansas City," ending the company's "local ties dat[ing] to the 19th century." Description of its recent operations leading to bankruptcy and release of 750 workers, including many members of the "United Steelworkers of America Local 13-A" labor union. Chronology of its various incarnations, starting in 1888 as the Kansas City Bolt & Nut Company and taken over by the Sheffield Steel Corporation in 1925, then acquired by Armco Steel Corporation in 1930 and expanding in 1945, then going through other modifications until sold in 1993 and becoming GS Technologies and then GST Steel Company in 1995.
DateFeb. 8, 2001
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationMicrofiche: Newspaper Clippings--Businesses--Metro Area
PageA1: 2, A12: 1
Local SubjectGST Steel Company
Steel Industry
Kansas City Bolt and Nut Company
Armco Steel Corporation
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID108945
CONTENTdm number22900
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