No More 'Mr. Coffee'

Coffeemaker Plant Moved to Mexico, 400 To Lose Jobs
Sunbeam Corp. has closed the plant in Glenwillow, Ohio, near Cleveland, where just under 400 Teamsters-member workers assembled "Mr. Coffee" coffee makers. Despite the fact that the Ohio plant was highly profitable, the assembly operations and the jobs were moved to Mexico, the Teamsters (IBT) reported, adding that most of the workers made jobless by the move are African-American women. In addition, "Mr. Coffee" distribution operations were moved to a facility in Mississippi.