Last updated 9:47PM ET
October 18, 2017
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Plant closing
(2007-08-30)
(WOUB) - The Benson International Company is closing it's Mineral Wells truck equipment manufacturing facility immediately.

The company cites continued declines in the transportation industry and a sharp decline in customer demand.

Human Resources Director John Earles says sales at the Mineral Wells facility are down substantially from similar time periods in 2006 with no realistic sales increase in sight.

Employee pay and benefits will continue until October 31.

Benson International is a manufacturer of specialty trailers and bodies.
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