Upholstery mfr. Kensington won't resume production

Evans, Gary
November 2001
Furniture/Today;11/5/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the decision of the board of directors of upholstery manufacturer Kensington Furniture on the abandonment of production in Mississippi. Appointment of turnaround specialist Jim Ruane to restructure the company; Filing of bankruptcy on Ruane's plan to consolidate the company; Estimates of the company's debt and assets.


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