Written by Heather Garner Thursday, 19 January 2017 14:46
The Bridgeport Fibers plant extrudes nylon, polyester and polypropylene fibers, provides heat set and cabling for these fibers, and produces nylon pellets for fiber extrusion. The pellet operation of the facility will remain operational.
The company announced that the Beaulieu America strategy requires a short-term reset to its current business model. This coincides with a long-term shift from carpet to hard surfaces that has accelerated faster than most predicted.
The timing of the closures is expected to be completed by March 31, 2017.
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