TITLE

Sklar Peppler moving production to U.S. sites

AUTHOR(S)
Knell, Michael J.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;9/15/2008, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the business relocation of Sklar Peppler on its production in Ajax, Oregon to its plants in Mississippi and Oregon. The relocation was driven by the high value of the Canadian dollar and other production cost. It discusses the statements of Sklar President Bill Malish regarding the issue on bankruptcy and profitability. It notes that the wages in Mississippi for production worker are between 40% and 50% less than in Canada.
ACCESSION #
34523789

 

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