TITLE

Lane seeks duty-free status on fabrics for Miss, plants

AUTHOR(S)
Russell, Thomas
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;9/10/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Lane Home Furnishings is demanding from the federal government to create Foreign Trade Zones for its upholstery plants in Tupelo, Mississippi. The plants which produce over 1.3 million sofas, chains and recliners each year also make cut-and-sew-kits. The company requests that it should get foreign-made microdenier suede fabrics duty free as it will make its products more competitive in the global marketplace.
ACCESSION #
26595291

 

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