The 780 employees at BorgWarner Inc.’s auto parts plant in
“It’s awful quiet,” United Auto Workers Local 287 President Jerry French told the newspaper. “It’s usually calm before the storm.”
In December, the union voted unanimously against reopening their contract two years early, after the company threatened to close the plant if workers didn't accept cuts in benefits.
If the plant is shuttered, it would be the third large manufacturing closing announced this year.
Last week, Visteon Corp., based in Van Buren Township, Mich., said it would close its