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General Motors will official shut down White Marsh plant on May 4

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Posted at 8:18 AM, Mar 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-06 08:18:37-05

WHITE MARSH, Md. — General Motors have announced when it plans to officially shut down production at its plant in White Marsh.

According to General Motors, the Baltimore County plant will close on May 4. Almost 300 employees will lose their jobs.

Officials announced back in November that it would be closing four if its plants in the U.S., slashing thousands of hourly and salaried jobs.

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GM has been in Baltimore County for 20 years. The White Marsh plant manufactured full size pick up transmissions.

The company says the closures will improve their overall business performance, allow them to reinvest in technology they think is key to their future production, and save the company $6 billion.

Baltimore County officials say they will do everything they can to help the hundreds of people who officially be out of a job when this plant closes in May.