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Made in USA: More dead American factories get a makeover

Chinese autoglass maker Fuyao closed a deal to buy part of the former GM plant in Moraine, Ohio, which IRG acquired in 2011.
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Manufacturing jobs shipped overseas have left behind vacant buildings and office hubs across America. But many factories are getting a makeover and second life for start-ups and makers of new products, reports.

"Demand for closed factories has picked up since the recession," Stuart Lichter, president of Industrial Realty Group, which works with defunct commercial property, told

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