May 28, 2007

TRW - Trucking Business Unusual

The layoffs at TRW might be small but is an example of how the 2007 EPA emission standards have affected the entire supply chain of the trucking industry.

From a Dylan McCament
article in the Mount Vernon News, TRW has started laying off 160 assembly and machining operations jobs to an undisclosed location. The article states that these jobs are being moved to Georgia.

The Journal & Courier reports that the TRW Lafayette Commercial Steering Division plant in Lafayette has laid off of 25 out of a staff of 270.