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Owatonna plant closing

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Nov 9, 2012 at 8:05 am

OWATONNA, Minn. (KNSI) Caterpillar says it plans to close its plant in southern Minnesota and shift work to Wisconsin and Georgia.

The plant in Owatonna employs about 100 and will close in March.

Caterpillar spokeswoman Rachel Potts says the forest products plant will ``ramp down'' production between now and the targeted closing date. She says Owatonna production will be shifted to plants in Prentice, Wisconsin and LaGrange, Georgia.

Potts says the Owatonna plant will be sold.

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