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203 jobs at risk in Merthyr

Two hundred and three jobs are under threat at a factory which makes forklift trucks in Merthyr Tydfil, as the owners announce plans for its closure.

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Job fears at Merthyr Tydfil forklift truck company

Two hundred jobs are under threat in Merthyr Tydfil, as forklift truck company Linde announced the site there could close.

Just four years ago they employed around 400 people, but say the continuing economic downturn means they have never been able to make a profit

In an area already high in unemployment it's yet a further blow, whilst Unions say it's another nail in the coffin of Welsh manufacturing, as Rob Osborne reports.

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