Fiat Chrysler plant in Belvidere to shut down for a week

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BELVIDERE, Ill. (WTVO) — After re-opening its doors on June 1st, the Belvidere Fiat Chrysler assembly plant will shut down for a week from June 15th until June 22nd.

Until June, the plant had been idle since mid-March.

Officials say the shutdown is due to an increasing consumer demand. The company’s suppliers will use the time to ramp up production to meet consumer needs.

Upon re-opening, Belvidere Assembly Plant put new safety measures in place that included masks and temperature checks.

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