PINCONNING, Mich. (Michigan News Source) – Advanced Vehicles Assembly (AVA) Tubular Metal Systems in Bay County’s community of Pinconning is closing.

AVA said the process of closing the Pinconning building and moving products into other facilities is underway and will be completed by July 31. Production is moving to other facilities as well.

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Company officials said the facility’s lease is expiring and the landlord rejected any extensions.

Fifty-five hourly employees are impacted by the closure along with 10 salaried employees.