Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Renfro Corp to cut down over 100 jobs

Renfro Corp to cut down over 100 jobs

17
Mar '07
Renfro Corporation, which deals in hosiery, is planning to cut down more than 100 jobs at its riverside plant in Mount Airy in North Carolina.

In recent years, several textile manufacturers have cut jobs or closed down. Despite the loss of many textile jobs, city officials say businesses in Mount Airy are doing quite well.

But Mount Airy Mayor Jack Loftis said "Our unemployment rate is still higher than we'd like to see it, but it's not astronomical".

The Mayor also said "We appreciate their interest and concern for their employees as they made this economic move for the company".

Renfro Hosiery Mills Company employs over 4,500 people worldwide. The company has manufacturing facilities in North and South Carolina, Alabama, Mexico, Turkey, India and Pakistan.

It also operates Sales and Distribution Centers in North and South Carolina and in Europe, Canada and Mexico.


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock/humphery

Textiles | On 18th Sep 2021

China wants to join CPTPP; Japan to consult members to respond to bid

Chinese commerce minister Wang Wentao recently submitted an...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 18th Sep 2021

Eurozone GDP recovers quicker than expected after lockdowns: EU report

The eurozone economy recovered more rapidly than considered earlier...

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Sep 2021

BGMEA urges Canadian buyers to source apparel from Bangladesh

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA)...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Next level is to inject new features:

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Fabric selection & recommendation based on client's brief

International apparel brands, Head honchos

International apparel brands
Head honchos

Launched first collection at onset of Covid

Richard Armitage,

Richard Armitage

Adaptive Control automates, controls and monitors machines, systems and...

Sanjay Vakharia,

Sanjay Vakharia

One of the first few Indian denim brands, Spykar, established in 1992, was ...

Nantas Montonati,

Nantas Montonati

The Riri Group is a one-stop supplier of metal accessories for the luxury...

Frank Heislitz, Freudenberg

Frank Heislitz
Freudenberg

Freudenberg Performance Materials is a leading global manufacturer of...

Shujaul Rehman, Garware Technical Fibres

Shujaul Rehman
Garware Technical Fibres

Garware Technical Fibres Ltd (formerly Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd) is a...

Madison Maxey, Loomia

Madison Maxey
Loomia

Loomia designs and manufactures soft circuit systems that can be produced...

Abhishek Bajaj & Samiksha Bajaj, Samshek

Abhishek Bajaj & Samiksha Bajaj
Samshek

Samshek is a fashion forward tech brand which combines digital experience...

Sweta Agarwal, A Humming Way

Sweta Agarwal
A Humming Way

A Humming Way (AHW) is inspired by the old-world regalia of Rajasthan...

Reynu Taandon, Label Reynu Taandon + Nikhita

Reynu Taandon
Label Reynu Taandon + Nikhita

Renowned womenswear designer <b>Reynu Taandon </b>has been serving the...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


September 2021

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search