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Perspective: A manufacturer under Trump attack makes a bold move: It repeatedly ignores him

By Danielle Paquette for the Washington Post, via the Chicago Tribune

May 22, 2017

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For five months, a Midwestern manufacturer has been quietly ignoring the president of the United States' crusade to save jobs -- and getting away with it.

In a conference call with investors this week, Rexnord Industries reaffirmed its decision to go ahead with a business plan President Donald Trump has condemned in a set of blistering tweets.

The company stands to save $15.5 million in its first year abroad, according to figures the company shared with the president of the union that represents Rexnord employees.

Read the full perspective at chicagotribune.com.