Posts Tagged ‘factories’

Under-billing of factory costs utility $350K

by Associated Press Published: January 10,2012

Tags: electricity, energy, factories, furniture, manufacturing, power, utilities

GREENWOOD — Greenwood Utilities has taken a $350,000 hit after under-billing a local furniture factory for 15 years before the mistake was caught. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports it received the details of under-billing after filing a public records request. The newspaper said the city-owned facility last March notified the John-Richard furniture factory that its account […] [...]

KI closing Pontotoc factory, laying off 70 workers

by Associated Press Published: December 7,2011

Tags: employees, factories, furniture, furniture makers, jobs, lay offs, manufacturing, unemployment, warehouses, workers

PONTOTOC and TUPELO — Furniture maker KI will lay off 70 employees in north Mississippi as it closes one factory and converts a second to a warehouse. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the company, based in Green Bay, Wis., will close its Pontotoc factory by June 1. It will also convert its Tupelo factory […] [...]

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