The Missouri company may not be able to keep its doors open through the end of September.
“I can tell you that if we don’t get immediate relief, we could be shut down in the next 20 to 30 days,” said Chris Pratt, Mid Continent’s general operations manager, on a call with reporters Tuesday.
The company said in June that it would have to close by Labor Day if it wasn’t granted an exclusion from the tariffs. But a recent meeting with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross left them with hope that they would be granted the exclusion.
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