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Harley-Davidson Adelaide factory to stay open, saving 110 jobs

By July 13, 2013General Posts

Harley-Davidson, has saved 110 jobs by reversing its decision to close its Adelaide manufacturing plant.

The Advertiser can reveal the Milwaukee-based firm has struck a four-year extension to the lease of its New Castalloy factory at North Plympton as workers voted yesterday to accept a new four-year wage agreement, securing their future.

The State Government, which owns the Mooringe Ave plant, waived rent at the site to help secure the deal after months of talks in a major boon for manufacturing in SA.

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