Performance Fibers to shut down two plants

Meyer, Bruce
April 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;4/7/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 18, p4
Trade Publication
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.


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