Evart glass plant expected to close by end of first quarter

EVART - The struggling auto ¨ industry brought down yet ¨ another victim Thursday as the PPG Industries Works 23 plant in Evart discussed closure Thursday.

Corporate officials visited the plant to begin negotiations with union officials, according to Plant Manager Mike Soderberg, who declined further comment on the company’s status. Mike Ryan, who has worked at the glass plant since it opened 17 years ago, said workers at the plant had an idea the plant might close but were hopeful it wouldn’t.

 

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