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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Some bright spells this afternoon, with outbreaks of rain. Top temperature 15°C.
It's judgement day at the Millennium Stadium as Cardiff Blues take on the Ospreys and the Newport Gwent Dragons face the Scarlets.
Showers expected throughout the day especially in the north. Drier and brighter elsewhere but cooler than in recent days.