WoodPro Cabinetry returns to operations after January closure
March 11, 2019 | 3:55 pm UTC
CABOOL, Mo. - Two months after announcing it would close, WoodPro Cabinetry is back.
WoodPro, a 42-year-old business specializing in custom bathroom cabinetry, has been acquired by Missouri-based Twin Oak Custom Cabinets, a custom cabinet maker. Twin Oaks has been in business since 1986 and employs 100 workers.
We covered WoodPro's closing in January, which employees said was unexpected. Local KY3 News reported there were signs of financial problems and that WoodPro had lowered its workforce to 60 from 100 over recent years. The remaining 60 lost their jobs in January.
“Although WoodPro will now become a division of Twin Oaks Custom Cabinets, our intention is for the WoodPro facility to continue its long-standing tradition of manufacturing quality bathroom cabinetry," said Twin Oaks President Bill Lake.
Production at WoodPro's Cabool plant will resume an initial staff of 20-25 employees. Lake said there would be a strategy to “adjust capacity going forward, as we strengthen relationships with customers and dealers throughout the United States.”
“Much like Woodpro, Twin Oaks Custom Cabinets is a family-owned business, which focuses on taking care of their customers, and their staff," said WoodPro founder and owner Leroy Walls. "We truly appreciate the loyalty we received from all of the WoodPro customers, team members, and the entire community, during our 42-year history. We are confident that Twin Oaks, with their reputation for providing exceptional custom cabinetry, will be picking up where we left off in terms of providing customized high-end bathroom cabinets.”
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