Donnelly Family Business Scrubs Mexican Plant from Website

By Brent Scher

The family business that Indiana Democrat Sen. Joe Donnelly was invested in until last Friday has removed all mention of its Mexican manufacturing operation from its website.

Donnelly, who has been an outspoken critic of companies that outsource labor, came under fire last week after the Associated Press reported that Stewart Superior, a family business run by his brother that Donnelly is invested in, had shifted some of its manufacturing to Mexico to take advantage of labor costs.

Donnelly responded first by selling his stake in the company. Now, Stewart Superior has taken steps on its website to hide its Mexican manufacturing operation.

The site’s current “about us” page, which as recently as last Friday concluded by stating that “a recently opened manufacturing plant in Guadalajara, Mexico now brings economical, cost competitive manufacturing and product development to our valued customers.”

Stewart Superior “About Us” webpage before changes.

That sentence has now been removed, as can be seen in screenshots that were taken by the Washington Free Beacon.

Stewart Superior “About Us” page currently

The address of the Mexican “manufacturing plant” has also been removed from the “locations” …read more

Source:: Washington Free Beacon