Ashley Furniture Industries Inc. has installed 28,776 solar panels on the roof of its assembly plant in Leesport, PA. The panels will produce more than 9,630,600 kilowatt-hours of electricity per year.
Taylor Power Systems Inc. manufactures service generators for the oil and gas, agricultural and other industries. Located in Clinton, MS, Taylor Power's headquarters and assembly plant includes more than 300,000 square feet of office, training and production space.
HIGH POINT, NC — China-based upholstery manufacturer KUKA HOME is expanding its global manufacturing footprint with a new plant in Monterrey, Mexico. The new facility will focus on special-order stationary upholstery for the North American market.
HICKORY, NC—Luxury leather upholstery manufacturer Bradington-Young has expanded its factory here, a move that boosts production capacity by 50 percent and streamlines its manufacturing workflow, allowing the custom-order specialist to ship virtually all orders in 45 days or less.
GARDENA, CA—Faced with a slowdown in business and rising production costs, furniture maker Jonathan Louis International Ltd. plans to terminate the night shift at its two manufacturing and assembly facilities here, a move that will result in 329 layoffs.