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1 Residential city (1990 pop. 53,762), Alameda co., W Calif., in an agricultural region; inc. 1959 with the merger of Decoto and Alvarado districts. Metal, plastic, paper, and food products, wool, and consumer goods are produced. A tool-and-die factory and an iron foundry are also there. Union City grew rapidly in the late 20th cent.; its population more than tripled between 1970 and 1990.

2 City (1990 pop. 58,012), Hudson co., NE N.J., on the Palisades overlooking the Hudson River, directly opposite New York City; inc. 1925. This densely populated city has many small firms, most of them in the embroidery field. Other industries produce fabricated metal products, consumer and electrical goods, machinery, apparel, and transportation equipment.

3 City (1990 pop. 10,513), seat of Obion co., W Tenn., near the Ky. line; inc. 1867. It is a trade, processing, and shipping center in a livestock, grain, cotton, and fruit-growing region. Tires and transportation equipment, fabricated metal products, and fireplaces are manufactured. Three Civil War battles were fought nearby, and the city has a Civil War cemetery, a monument to unknown Confederate dead, and an eternal-flame memorial.

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Much of what is going on in Union City is informed by the fact that it is a multicultural community.
Union City is the beneficiary of a series of New Jersey Supreme Court rulings, including one in 2011 that decreed that the state would have to rescind budget cuts and spend an extra $500 million in impoverished school districts.
Coincidentally, one of Productive Concepts' sites--and where the bus fuel systems will be converted--is part of the former Union City Body complex.
Our employees and our facility in Union City have been instrumental to Dreyer's success," said Oldenburg.
Within six weeks, a strategic partnership was formed among Union City, Re-Act, and Hercules to manufacture the parts.
The award recognizes companies that have made great contributions to the residents and businesses of Union City.
Banking locations in El Reno and Union City will reopen at normal banking hours on Saturday and the following Monday.
Michael Cherit, marketing director for the Park Hudson Group, said the developer started looking at Union City after building four buildings in Hoboken earlier this decade.
In 1998, Taitz acquired the assets of General Motors' motor home and walk-in truck and bus chassis business and created Workhorse Custom Chassis LLC, building an additional plant in Union City to house the operations.
For further information, contact Christine Friday, City of Union City Economic Development, Cfriday@ci.

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