The end for Kensington?

Evans, Gary
June 2001
Furniture/Today;06/11/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 39, p4
Trade Publication
Reports the suspension of the operation of Kensington Furniture, a manufacturer of motion and stationary upholstery in Mississippi. Reason for the shutdown; Loss of manufacturing jobs; Increase in flow of production overseas.


Related Articles

  • Kensington's future still mystery. Evans, Gary // Furniture/Today;06/18/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 40, p4 

    Reports the closure of Kensington Furniture business in Houlka, Mississippi. Deficiency of information regarding the operation; Dismissal of employees; Reasons for the shutdown of the company.

  • Kensington aims to stay open under Ch. 11. Evans, Gary // Furniture/Today;7/23/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 45, p12 

    Reports the call of Kensington Furniture to remain open under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Petition of fabric suppliers to force Kensington into Chapter 7 liquidation; Commitment of the company to secure financing; Continuance in the operation of Mississippi plants.

  • Meridian closes doors.  // Furniture/Today;7/26/2010, Vol. 34 Issue 45, p6 

    The article reports that upholstery producer Meridian Furniture Manufacturing has closed its operation in Iuka, Mississippi which displaces 35 employees.

  • Contact established. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;07/02/99, Issue 5144, p2 

    Announces the failure of upholstery firms Lincoln House, Medallion Upholstery and Quantum Design.

  • Kensington to expand. O'Mara, Sheila Long // Furniture/Today;09/18/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p6 

    Highlights the expansion plans of upholstery producer Kensington Furniture. Company's purchase of property in Houlka, Mississippi; Kensington's plan to build a facility to house additional manufacturing, warehousing, and corporate headquarters.

  • Fire at Kensington won't affect shipments, market. Evans, Gary // Furniture/Today;04/09/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 31, p131 

    Reports on the destruction wrought by a fire at a warehouse and production facility of upholstery maker, Kensington Furniture, in Houlka, Mississippi. Estimated cost of damages; Expected impact of the fire on the company's shipment plans.

  • Kensington opens plants; Engle resigns as president. Evans, Gary // Furniture/Today;6/25/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 41, p4 

    Reports on the reopening of upholstery manufacturer, Kensington Furniture in Houlka, Mississippi on June 6, 2001. Return of the employees at the company's three plants in northeast Mississippi; Resignation of Murray Engle as president and chief executive officer.

  • Suppliers seek Kensington bankruptcy. Evans, Gary // Furniture/Today;7/16/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 44, p74 

    Reports on the petitions of the suppliers of Kensington Furniture to force the upholstered furniture manufacturer to file for bankruptcy protection in Houlka, Mississippi. Amount of the debt owed by Kensington to its suppliers; Resignation of the top executives.

  • Memphis Chair out of business.  // Furniture/Today;07/17/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 44, p12 

    Cites the closure of promotional upholstery producer Memphis Chair in May 2000, after six years in business.


Read the Article

Courtesy of

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics