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Aerospace supplier to close Fort Wayne plant

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne aerospace plant will close at the end of January, cutting 52 jobs.

The SMI Division of DCX-CHOL Enterprises will close their plant located at 1615 East Wallace Street. Officials say via the WARN notice that this closure is expected to be permanent and affect all 52 employees by Jan. 31, 2021.

All employees were notified of the closure on Dec. 1.

DCX CHOL is a Los Angeles-based company that manufactures military and aerospace cable assemblies, wire harnesses and connectors.

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1 comment

Steve Brace December 3, 2020 at 12:59 pm

The last thing we need is fewer jobs and more stress for our fellow residents of the fort Wayne area. These closures and the lock downs are creating an impossible situation for president Biden to overcome. May be voter remorse in 2021.


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