WestPoint Home To Shutter Towel Plant
WestPoint Home Inc., West Point, Ga., will close Scotland Plant, its terry towel-weaving facility
in Wagram, N.C., in September 2006. The closure will affect some 370 associates.
Scotland Plant is located next to the company's Bob Stevens towel-finishing, fabrication and distribution complex.
The closure is in line with the company's strategy to balance domestic and offshore production in order to ensure its success in the global marketplace, according to John Hurston, senior vice president - Manufacturing.