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Rigida Shuts-Up Shop in UK

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KIRBY, UK (December 8th) – Although already announced some weeks ago, and with the kind request not to publicise before December 12th – word has already gotten out that the Ashfield plant producing Rigida rims will close on December 31st 2003. Reasons are the decreasing demand from the UK industry. Production will be taken over […]

KIRBY, UK (December 8th) – Although already announced some weeks ago, and with the kind request not to publicise before December 12th – word has already gotten out that the Ashfield plant producing Rigida rims will close on December 31st 2003. Reasons are the decreasing demand from the UK industry. Production will be taken over by the other Rigida works in Europe. Van Schothorst, the parent company will continue all commercial and marketing activities for the UK market. Some 9 employees will loose their job due to this move.(MH)

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