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

Russell, Thomas
September 2007
Furniture/Today;9/10/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p16
Trade Publication
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.


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