TITLE

Performance Fibers to shut down two plants

AUTHOR(S)
Meyer, Bruce
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;4/7/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 18, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Performance Fibers Holdings Inc. is planning to cease manufacturing at its Winfield and Scottsboro, Alabama, facilities because of reduced demand from U.S. tire customers and poor economic conditions. About 100 employees will be affected by the actions in Winfield's polyester-fabric converting operation and 40 at its fabric-dipping plant in Scottsboro. Chief executive officer (CEO) Gregory S. Rogowski said reduced demand makes it necessary for them to take these actions.
ACCESSION #
31791424

 

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