We've known for a long time that Hoover Co.'s North Canton, Ohio, headquarters plant was, in large part, an injection molding operation. But the company didn't share many details about the plastics operations. Well, now that the plant is preparing to close in October, it looks like we'll finally get a peek at the plastics details. Stopol Inc. announced today that it will handle the auction of plant equipment in North Canton, which will include more than 80 injection molding machines. Stopol's Web site promises a list of the equipment is coming soon. I know a few people who worked at Hoover, and my wife knows some Hoover workers who are going back to school to prepare for a career change when the plant shuts down. North Canton won't be the same without the Hoover plant (although a California developer is considering plans for the 1.3 million-square-foot building, so it looks like the shell, at least, will be saved).
Hoover liquidation coming
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