Residential furniture maker Jackson Furniture will more than double its workforce at its plant in Asheboro, North Carolina - going from 77 workers to at least 200.
Furniture frame manufacturer Industrial Timber announced it is expanding operations in Mississippi to help supply Jackson Furniture's needs. The expansions represent a $1.5 million investment and will create 80 new jobs.
Industrial Timber, manufacturer of wood furniture frames, announced it is expanding operations in Mississippi. The expansions represent a $1.5 million investment and will create 80 new jobs.
Lucent Window & Door 200,000 square foot plant, opening next week, along with Jackson Furniture's two new upholstered furniture factories, and a Chinese Ikea supplier's $2.1 million Virginia plant topped the week's reports.
An undisclosed number of employees were let go after auditors from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) flagged some employees' documents as suspect.
By Wade Vonasek