WEST CHESTER, PA - Woodworking equipment dealer Richard T. Byrnes Co., Inc., which celebrated its 66th anniversary in March 2011 (1945-2011), notes at its website it is ceasing operations effective April 1. "This is a significant date for any business owner," says a posting from principals Richard (Tim) Byrnes, Jr. and  Kathy Byrnes Jarrett. "However, it will also be a bittersweet date for us, as we have decided to cease operations as of March 31.

The two note that "we know that it is time to begin a new chapter in our lives. Although retirement is something no one likes to think about when doing work they love, it eventually becomes a reality for all of us." 

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