Huntingdon Casualty Of Currency

January 2005
Home Textiles Today;1/3/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 17, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that Huntingdon Mills, a producer of fleece and jacquard pile fabrics used in outerwear and throws, has closed its doors for good, hard hit by a weakening U.S. dollar, a strengthening Canadian dollar and the rising threat of Chinese imports following the elimination of quotas on January 1. The shutdown put 250 workers out of a job in a city dominated by textiles about 44 miles southwest of Montreal.


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