SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

March 14, 2008 12:13 ET

Chrysler Announces Mandatory Two-Week Shutdown of All Plants in July 2008, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - March 14, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- On Thursday, March 13, 2008, Chrysler LLC (Auburn Hills, Michigan) sent an e-mail to all employees addressed by Chief Executive Bob Nardelli that all employees, both salaried and hourly, will take a mandatory two-week vacation beginning on July 7, 2008, and ending July 21, 2008. All North American assembly plants, plus the majority of the major tier suppliers, usually take their respective plants down for semi-annual or annual maintenance shutdowns in July. Spokesmen for General Motors Corporation (NYSE:GM) (Detroit, Michigan) and Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) (Dearborn, Michigan) have indicated that they will idle their facilities during July for routine maintenance as they have traditionally done.

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