PITTSBURGH McConway &
Torley LLC is closing the doors on its Kutztown, Pa., steel
foundry, which has been in operation for 144 years.
The subsidiary of Dallas-based
Trinity Industries Inc. will close the plant May 5, according
to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act
notice filed with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and
Industry. The closure will affect about 130 workers.
No reason was cited for the
closure, and a Trinity representative couldnt be reached
McConway bought and modernized
the Kutztown foundry in 1980. The facility dates back to
facility, which makes coupling devices and steel ingots for
large equipment manufacturers, wont be affected.