Rush on to replace Quaker

Evans, Gary
July 2007
Furniture/Today;7/16/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 44, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that upholstered furniture makers in the United States searched for alternate sources of fabric as they awaited on the fate of one of industry's major suppliers, Quaker Fabric Corp. Quaker announced it may close and liquidate, leaving around 900 workers without a job. In response, manufacturers were out asking other mills for substitute looks. They were also wondering what to pull from their product lines, and were seeing the fabric choices they could offer consumers shrink.


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