Cuba News

LMI sale could drastically impact city

    The potential sale by LMI Aerospace of its manufacturing plant in Cuba could have a dramatic impact on the local economy and the city of Cuba. Any closure of the factory before a new owner could ramp up production could not only mean a loss of about 100 local jobs, but also a dramatic decrease in utilities revenue for the city.

LMI considering sale of its Cuba factory

    According to a story in today’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch, plunging commercial jet orders have aircraft parts and engineering service provider LMI Aerospace eyeing a sale of its Cuba manufacturing plant as a way to unload excess capacity as it weathers the aviation downturn. Local employees were reportedly informed of the plan last week.

Lawsuit against city moved to Franklin County

    An age-discrimination lawsuit filed against the city of Cuba by a current employee will be heard in Franklin County. A motion to move the case from Crawford County was approved on August 6.