The company will cut costs further than merely closing its Bismarck plant by consolidating its North Dakota manufacturing operations in Gwinner, where Melroe Manufacturing, Bobcat’s forerunner, was founded in 1947. The consolidation will be gradual and is expected to be completed by year’s end.
Bobcat Co.'s Bismarck plant workers were told Wednesday the Bismarck plant will close permanently by the end of the year, with about 390 of its 475 jobs transferred to the company’s plant in Gwinner, N.D. “There were a lot of chins hanging on the floor,” said employee Ron Vogel, who worked at the plant for 26 years.
(WDAY TV) - The trouble facing the struggling Bobcat Company seems to keep getting worse. Now, unconfirmed reports say the company is shutting down its Bismarck plant. WDAY 6 Reporter Travis Skonseng has our top story.
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