Pink slip: MTI Groendyk decides to close plant in Va

Dawson, Brad
April 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;4/21/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 19, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports that the company MTI Groendyk, a U.S. subsidiary of MTI Global Inc., is planning to close its Buchanan, Virginia, plant as part of consolidation of its operations. According to MTI vice president, Gregg Strangways, the closure will be completed by the end of 2008 and will affect about 75 employees. The company has decided to consolidate the Buchanan site to its industrially more efficient sites of Milton and Richmond, also in Virginia.


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