(WXYZ) - Chrysler is closing its Mack Engine II plant and laying off 182 workers. The company notified the state that the layoffs should be considered permanent. However, Chrysler says that all of the workers should be offered jobs elsewhere in the company.
Employees at Mack Engine II make a V-6 engine that is being phased out. It is being replaced with a Pentastar V-6 engine that is being built in Trenton.
According to the letter sent to the state, the last day of employment will be September 9, 2012.
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