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Workers at Canadian Engineering & Tool Co. Ltd. hit the picket lines Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Rich Garton / CTV Windsor)

Skilled trade workers at a tool and die facility in Windsor are on strike.

Some of the 75 skilled trade workers at Canadian Engineering & Tool Co. Ltd. hit the picket lines Tuesday morning after contract talks broke down last week.

Unifor Local 195 leadership says the company was looking for concessions on benefits and pension.

No new talks are scheduled, but Unifor local 195 President Emile Nabbout says they are willing to return to the bargaining table.

"I want to make it clear. We're not taking no concession, no rolling back on people's benefits and pensions," says Nabbout. "Hopefully the employer will come to the table and we'll see what we can do from this point."

This is the first strike at the Windsor plant since it opened in 1922.

Canadian Engineering does stamping for Ford and GM.

CTV News reached out to the business owner for comment, but did not receive a response.