Re: [Slovak-World] Where is Nove Mesto nad Vahom in Slovakia?
- Opps, belay my previous.
Our plant actually made zippers, not paper products..
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From: helene cincebeaux
Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2008 7:51 PM
Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Where is Nove Mesto nad Vahom in Slovakia?
Kimberly Clark had a plant in Piestany and employed
some 750 people making paper products some for medical
use. It is moving to China and the people that worked
there are out of luck. Some are going to the
automotive parts plant that will be set up in
Topolcany by an Italian firm.
--- Claudia Medvik <cmmedvik@...> wrote:
> TRW, a big automotive supplies is opening a new
> manufacturing plant in Slovakia,
> with all the latest technologies including robots,
> vision recognition systems, CNC
> machining. I'm glad for Slovakia to be getting this
> economic chance. But, I am
> sad that the 30 year old TRW plant 3 miles from my
> home has been shut down
> and abandoned. People have put in 10 hour days there
> for 30 years and now
> have no jobs. Many have lost their homes as our
> industries have abandoned us
> here in metro Detroit, some have just walked away
> from their homes. I guess
> another mass migration is underway, some as
> penniless as their emigrant
> ancestors. I'd leave too if it wasn't for having to
> take care of my elderly
> father. Two houses on just our end of the block sit
> Wish I had the Slovak language now, even a few years
> over there
> might be worth the experience back "home" and just
> be able to work again.
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