Clipped From The Journal News
OF MAMMOTH I PLANT TO NIIES fe Â· F CloÂ«e Plainfield, N. J., And Send Equipment To Hamilton Announcement was made Friday t)iÂ»t tie $14,000,000 plant of the : }Hes-Bemeiit-Pond company, tool manufacturers at Plainfield, N. J.. had been closed permanently and Ow equipment would be moved to Xiles Tool Works company, an associated plant here. Officials here said the Flainftold plant had been sold and as much the equipment as is needed here, be shipped to the plant hero. The Nilcs plant will continue MK- manufacture of machines formerly made at the, Plainfield plant. This includes lathes, planers and heavy railroad equipment. "We have already begun to move the equipment," Walter Bruning said today, "and by the first of the the local plant will be in good shape." Asked what the announcement will mean for the local plant, Brunine said it will result in increased production at the Niles shop and if business justifies it, a considerable increase in the number of men employed here.