Goshen Coach announces bus factory closing

Aug 31, 2016

A commercial bus manufacturer says it is closing its Elkhart factory with 159 employees.

Goshen Coach announced in a statement Wednesday the plant will close October 31st.

John Walsh, president of Goshen Coach’s parent company, said in a letter to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development that some employees may have other opportunities within the Milwaukee-based REV Group. According to The Elkhart Truth, the letter didn’t spell out the reason for the planned closure.

The Department of Workforce Development says in a statement it has activated its Rapid Response Team to assist affected workers in moving toward a plan for re-employment as soon as possible.