Gluco, a Jenison factory, has employees working earlier shifts to avoid the hottest part of the day.
JENISON, Mich. (WZZM) -- West Michigan has many hot factories -- they are not air conditioned, but fans are running full blast and work must go on.
Many factories cope by asking workers to start their day earlier. That's what they do at Gluco, a Jenison machine-making company.
Instead of starting at 8 a.m. daily, workers have been starting their shifts at 6 a.m.
"Just last week when we had the 104 degree weather, we shut it down -- just like a lot of plants are doing around here," says Gluco's Ryan Pysarchik. "It's too hot. It's too much for them."
Workers at Gluco finish their jobs before the hottest time of day hits - between 3 and 5 p.m.