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jdcaples
10-31-2007, 08:11 PM
Tuesday morning, Mooresville was apparently a leading candidate to be the new home of Freightliner, LLC’s corporate headquarters.

http://www.mooresvilletribune.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=MOT/MGArticle/MOT_BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1173353316555


Excerpt:

Tuesday morning, Mooresville was apparently a leading candidate to be the new home of Freightliner, LLC’s corporate headquarters.


But Tuesday afternoon, that possibility seemed to have evaporated.

Sources told the Tribune earlier Tuesday that odds were very good that the commercial vehicle manufacturer was considering relocating a portion of its corporate headquarters from Portland, Ore. to Mooresville.

Mayor Bill Thunberg confirmed that a major company was considering moving here, but said he did not know if that company was Freightliner.

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-Jon

jdcaples
11-01-2007, 08:05 PM
... and apparently, the headquarters will not be moving out of Swan Island...

but a few hundred jobs will go east with - or without - the current persons in those roles.

http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/stories/2007/10/29/daily35.html

-Jon