TITLE

FBI to close N.C., Mississippi plants

PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;6/30/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 41, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the announcement of Furniture Brands International Inc. that it will close two upholstery plants in North Carolina and Mississippi for competitive reasons. It is stated that the Ward Avenue plant in High Point will be closed at the end of 2008 and the Lane plant in Pontoc will be closed in September. According to Furniture Brands chairman Ralph Scozzafava, the company will continue its business in North Carolina and affected employees will be offered work on other plants.
ACCESSION #
33022886

 

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