Joan Fabrics pulls plug on Massachusetts plant
October 24, 2003,
Tyngsboro, MA — Joan Fabrics will close its Main Street Textiles "state of the art" fabrics manufacturing facility in Fall River, MA, by April 30, 2004.
The plant, more than 500,000 square feet, was constructed in 1999.
The company will move weaving, finishing and distribution to company facilities in North Carolina and Mexico. Only the Main Street division fabrics are affected. Joan expects to complete the shift within 60 days.
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