local jobs likely moving to new HUSCO plant
unionized work force in City of Pewaukee is more expensive
By GM Today Staff
March 22, 2008
CITY OF PEWAUKEE - The head of HUSCO International confirmed Friday
that a new plant the company plans to build in Maquoketa, Iowa will
likely take some local jobs with it.
HUSCO, which makes hydraulic controls for the off-highway and
automotive markets, plans to have its third North American facility
up and running by the end of 2008, said chairman and CEO Agustin
While the company’s Whitewater facility will probably be
unaffected by the project, Ramirez said some of the 300 plant
workers in City of Pewaukee will likely see their jobs move to Iowa.