Tenneco , one of the shock absorber manufacturing plant decided to made their last shock absorbers on Friday. According to Jay Edwards, the human resource manager the remaining employees they have will manufacture piston rods through July 4. Then the work force will be whittled to 25.
The employees will make piston rods and stay on to maintain the plant until sometime in the the first quarter of 2012. Their Shock absorber will continue to be shipped .
Tenneco company thanked everyone for the support they get.
Tenneco officials decided to close the plant because of its proximity to customers, logistic costs and the fact that other Tenneco plants in the United States could accommodate production from the Cozad plant.