Blue Springs plant to close and move jobs to Mexico, laying off more than 150 employees

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FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV | News, Weather, Sports— BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. -- More than 150 people will soon be out of a job in Blue Springs. Haldex, a company that makes brake parts, is closing its doors and shipping the jobs to Mexico. "Nobody wants to see anybody lose their job. The mere transition, stress and strain on families, not necessarily knowing even if you've got things lined up, you still want to provide for your family in and of itself is still a traumatic experience," said Clyde McQueen with the Full Employment Council.

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