TITLE

La-Z-Boy to close 3 plants, convert 2 to support imports

PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;11/5/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the closure of three plants by furniture company La-Z-Boy in Michigan. Conversion of two plants to support imports; Repercussions of closure on plant space and jobs; Effects of the closure on company coverage of employee termination costs and writedowns.
ACCESSION #
5484012

 

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