TITLE

Fraenkel to close Louisiana facility

AUTHOR(S)
Combs, Heath E.
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;8/11/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 48, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Fraenkel, a maker and distributor of furniture, will close its case goods distribution and mattress manufacturing factory in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and merge its functions into two other plants. Fraenkel will shift furniture distribution into its Olive Branch, Mississippi, factory, and bedding manufacturing into its facility in Carrollton, Texas. The company will lay off around 70 of its 82 workers in the Baton Rouge facility.
ACCESSION #
33718431

 

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