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Belvidere's Stellantis plant shutting down for second time in one week

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Stellantis Belvidere Plant

BELVIDERE, IL (WREX) — On Friday, Stellantis informed employees at their Belvidere Assembly Plant, scheduled production would be cancelled on Saturday, January 14th.

The production shutdown comes 48 hours after the campus was closed due to a parts shortage, which impacted the plant's production on January 12th.

The news comes as the auto manufacturer announced the plant would be idled at the end of February.

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