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July 14, 2020

WPXI’s ON THIS DAY: July 14, 1988, Last Volkswagen Built at Westmoreland County Factory

“The Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority took over the plant and then turned the property over to RIDC, which manages it today. RIDC has successfully leased out portions of the plant to different companies, totaling about 1,000 employees, along with the Advanced Technology Center of the Westmoreland County Community College.” Article by Matt Simmons, WXPI.