Residential furniture and casegoods manufacturer Ameriwood has permanently laid off 79 employees because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Ridgewood Industries has recalled four-drawer chests due to tip-over and entrapment hazards. The chests were made in Canada and sold exclusively at Kmart stores. The product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Consumers should stop using the product immediately. This recall includes Belmont four-drawer chests with plastic drawer glides. The recalled chests were sold in two sizes and four colors, each with its own model number, which can be found on the instruction manual that came with the item.
Six fire departments responded to a fire at Ameriwood Industries' furniture manufacturing plant in Dowagiac, Michigan last Sunday.
Ameriwood Home, a manufacturer of casegoods and residential furniture, is recalling 1.6 million of its Mainstay four-drawer chests after one of the chests fell onto a four-year-old.
Dorel Industries Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire the juvenile business of Hong Kong-based Lerado Group, one of the largest juvenile product manufacturers in China. The acquisition will give Dorel its first company-owned factory in Asia.
TIFFIN, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Ameriwood Industries Inc., a wood furniture manufacturer in Tiffin, with two alleged serious and two alleged repeat safety violations for failing to train employees in safe work practices and require them to wear proper safety equipment when working on electrical panels. Proposed penalties total $60,000.
TIFFIN, OH -- Ameriwood Industries, a manufacturer of ready-to-assemble furniture in Tiffin, was cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for two alleged repeat safety violations for failing to train employees in safe work practices.