C&A closing 3 plants in N. America

Miel, Rhoda
November 2002
Plastics News;11/18/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 38, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that Troy, Michigan-based firm Collins & Aikman Corp. is planning to close its plants in North America and Europe to recover its financial position. Reduction of jobs by the company; Long-term benefits of the restructuring plan to the company; Challenges faced by the company; Other business plans of the company.


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