Is Harley-Davidson Moving to Thailand?

Harley-Davidson to open Plant in Thailand

Harley-Davidson Inc. said it will build a plant in Thailand ’s Rayong province, southeast of Bangkok, in order to serve the Southeast Asian market. “This is absolutely not about taking jobs out of the United States,” Marc McAllister, a managing director of international sales at Harley-Davidson based in Singapore, told the New York Times. “This is about growing our business in Asia.” The United Steelworkers (USW), which represents members at…

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Trump Relocates Harley Visit to White House

Trump Meets Harley-Davidson Executives at the White House

Five Harley-Davidson motorcycles rolled onto the White House’s South Lawn Thursday afternoon, where they were greeted by President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. He praised the riders – Harley-Davidson executives and union members – for building their bikes in the United States. “Harley-Davidson is a true American icon. One of the greats,” Trump said of the Milwaukee-based company. “You’ve given me tremendous support, your workers in particular.” But…

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Harley-Davidson to Lay Off 200 Employees

Harley-Davidson Engine Plant

Harley-Davidson plans to cut 115 jobs at the Springettsbury plant, according to Harley spokeswoman Bernadette Lauer. Harley-Davidson Inc. plans to cut 200 regular and casual union employees in the fourth-quarter at plants across the United States, Lauer said. At the Springettsbury plant, it affects 100 regular union positions and 15 casual union positions. The plant is located at 1425 Eden Road. “We continually evaluate industry and market changes to provide…

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Honda Expands S. Carolina Pioneer Plant

Honda Pioneer Plant Expansion South Carolina

Honda of South Carolina Mfg., Inc. (HSC) today announced a new investment of $45 million in a 115,000 square foot expansion and innovation project designed to meet growing demand for Honda side-by-side vehicles produced exclusively in the South Carolina plant. The investment is expected to result in the creation of 250 new jobs, which the company has already begun to fill. “With the continued rapid growth of the side-by-side market,…

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