Director Schultz Issues Statement
SPRINGFIELD, IL â€“ Department of Commerce Director Jim Schultz issued the following statement on the closing of the Mitsubishi plant in Normal, Illinois.
â€œI am saddened to see a company as large and pivotal as Mitsubishi close their doors in Illinois,â€ said Department of Commerce Director Jim Schultz. â€œWe will be taking the necessary steps on the ground to help with job training and placement for the workers. We desperately need to improve the business climate here in Illinois. We need to retain companies and jobs, not lose them.â€