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Totowa manufacturer to
lay off 390, shut operations

The Record [Hackensack, NJ], by Hugh R. Morley

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Posted By:Ribicon, 6/23/2014 8:57:57 PM

A California medical product manufacturer will shut its Totowa factory and lay off 390 employees over the next 18 months as the work is moved to Mexico, the company said Monday. CareFusion Corp., of San Diego, said the layoffs at the former Vital Signs plant will begin in August and continue until the Campus Drive plant is finally shuttered in December 2015. (Snip) Kirkpatrick said that "when we evaluated our manufacturing footprint, we have manufacturing facilities around the country and the world... we made the decision to consolidate those types of jobs in our Mexicali facility." That was based in

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This had nothing at all to do with confiscatory taxation and regulation (to include "affordable" healthcare) on the national and state levels; instead, we´re to believe that there´s more manufacturing expertise in Mexicali, Mexico, than in the former industrial stalwart New Jersey.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 6/23/2014 9:04:15 PM     (No. 9897209)

They´ve had enough. They´re fed up. So long suckers!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 6/23/2014 9:26:30 PM     (No. 9897230)

What was that about the Golden Goose...?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: HPmatt, 6/23/2014 9:39:35 PM     (No. 9897242)

Obamacare medical device tax was probably the final straw.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: FunOne, 6/23/2014 10:03:15 PM     (No. 9897270)

Who is John Galt?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dman, 6/23/2014 10:27:42 PM     (No. 9897316)

Can you hear that "giant sucking sound" yet?

Perot may have been a bit loony, but he was right about NAFTA and a host of other things.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JediJerry, 6/24/2014 1:56:04 AM     (No. 9897431)

California is driving business´s out and attracting the illegals in.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jt26, 6/24/2014 8:47:54 AM     (No. 9897621)

The jobs move to Mexico while the Latin American alien invasion washes over California.
Bitter irony.

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