Plant Closings in the 8th Congressional District of Missouri

Advance
Inland Shoe

Bernie
IXL closed south plant

Caruthersville

Box Factory
Bridge Wheel
Colson
Gates Rubber,
Missouri Fabrication
RT Friction

Chaffee
Columbia Sportswear
Box Factory

Cape Girardeau
Bunny Bread
Dana Corporation
Emerson Electric
Nuth Rubber
Tri-Con Seat Covers
Thorngate -  250 jobs

Charleston

Gates Rubber

Dexter
Arvin (Downsized > ½ )
Elders Manufacturing
Paramount Cap
Prestige Printing
Purolator

Doniphan

Lignetics
FEDCO
A windmill factory
Katie’s Needle

East Prairie

Story's Popcorn

 

Farmington

Tyco?

Huffy Bike

 

Kennett

Emerson Electric
UARCO

Malden

Circle D
Federal Mogul
Sterling Piston
Yakel
C.B. Forms
A garment factory

Marquand

The Crayon factory

Morehouse

Rowe Furniture

Mountain View

Angelica Garment
Conaway Winter
A boat factory

Mountain Grove

Arlee Home Fashions
Fordick
Steel Company

Poplar Bluff
Dalton Adding Machines
Essex (Dow Chemical)
Rowe Furniture Company
Smiley Container
Mopek plastics

 

 Puxico

A uniform plant

Rolla

Briggs and Stratton

Marquand

The Crayon factory

Morehouse

Rowe Furniture

Mountain View

Angelica Garment
Conaway Winter
A boat factory

Mountain Grove

Arlee Home Fashions
Fordick
Steel Company

Poplar Bluff
Dalton Adding Machines
Essex (Dow Chemical)
Rowe Furniture Company
Smiley Container
Mopek plastics

 

 Puxico

A uniform plant

Rolla

Briggs and Stratton

Sikeston

Bunny Bread
Canvas Products
Coca Cola
Cotts Bev.   layoffs  
Essex Wire
Fleming Foods
Growe's Sportswear
Heritage Homes Inman Trucking
National Lock
Trans-o-gram toys
Triangle Wire
A wallet factory
A brass company
C&F Foods

Steele

Milwaukee Tool
Steele Manufacturing

Thayer

Arlee Home Fashions

Van Buren          Paramount Cap

West Plains

AMYX
Arlee Home Fashions
Gardner's Shoe
Joy Dog Food

 

Factories with several locations that closed in southern Missouri

Paramount Cap, Arlee Home Fashions,  Elders Manufacturing, H.D. Lee, 
Inland Shoe, Brown Shoe, International Shoe.     

In 1980, there were FIFTY shoe factories in the 8th Congressional District.  Today there are none.

                                                   

Representative Jo Ann Emerson voted for the bailout of WALL STREET & FOREIGN BANKERS, and she voted for job killing  “Free Trade”  Policies.

Voted YES on promoting Free Trade with Peru (November 2007)
Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to outsourcing of jobs (October 2007)
Voted YES on implementing Central America Free Trade Act (July 2005)
Voted YES on implementing Free Trade Agreement with Singapore (July 2003)
Voted YES on implementing Free Trade Agreement with Chile (July 2003)
Voted NO on withdrawing from the World Trade Organization (June 2000)
Voted YES on PERMENANT Most Favored Nation Trade Status for Communist China (2000)
Noted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for Trade Agreements (September 1998)

 

Vote for PRO-LIFE—PRO-PROPERTY RIGHTS—NRA RATED “A”---JOE ALLEN!
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