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Second plant closing announced

Friday, March 9, 2012

Charleston's Gates Rubber Co. will shut its doors

CHARLESTON -- For the second time in one week, a Southeast Missouri employer has announced its closing.

The Gates Corp., which is based in Denver, confirmed the Gates Rubber Company in Charleston will close, leaving 127 people without jobs. The plant, located at 1300 Plant Road, in Charleston makes hydraulic hoses used in tractors and airplanes.

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