Manufacturing Plant Closings & Permanent Layoffs

DATECOUNTYLOCATIONFIRMPRODUCTWORKERS
A. Plant Closings
12/07LenoirKinstonUnifi, Inc.Polyester yarn260
12/07PittGreenvilleMetaldyneAutomotive parts69
12/07PittGreenvilleRobert Bosch Tool Corp.High speed drill bits200
1/08PittWintervilleSimclarComputer mfg.70
2/08WilsonWilsonLeiner Health ProductsPharmaceuticals171
3/08NashRocky MountTietex InternationalTextiles finishing46
5/08LenoirKinstonSmithfield Packing Co.Pork production476
11/08WayneMt. OliveHilex Poly Co.Plastic bags160
2/09LenoirKinstonGilbarco Veeder-RootFuel dispensers83
4/09MartinRobersonvilleDown East ApparelWork pants147
6/09EdgecombeRocky MountBarcalounger Home Corp.Furniture mfg.140
6/09PittGreenvilleNC AsahiWiper linkages110
9/09WayneGoldsboroTurkington USAIndustrial ovens120
11/09PittGreenvilleKarastan - MohawkCarpet yarns12
12/09WilsonWilsonStandard MotorMotor mfg.36
4/10WilsonWilsonSmurfit-Stone ContainerBox mfg.97
11/10EdgecombeBattleboroBerry Plastics Corp.Plastics mfg.241
4/11CravenNew BernBSH Home AppliancesHousehold appliance mfg.139
10/11WayneGoldsboroGE Lighting CarolinaLighting mfg.45
11/12PittFarmvilleSpectratexClothing mfg.35
3/13BeaufortWashingtonWeir SPMIndustrial valve mfg.56
12/13PittGreenvilleWelexPlastics extrusion equipment mfg.20
12/14PittGreenvilleMohawkYarn mfg.56
B. Permanent Layoffs
3/07LenoirKinstonLenox, Inc.Bone china47
8/08CravenNew BernHatteras YachtsBoat mfg.292
10/08MartinHamiltonPenco ProductsShelves59
11/08BeaufortWashingtonFountain PowerboatsBoat building70
11/08WilsonWilsonCarolina ForgeAuto parts27
12/08PittGreenvilleDSM PharmaceuticalsPharmaceuticals160
12/08PittGreenvilleNACCOLift trucks130
1/09LenoirKinstonMaster Brand CabinetsKitchen cabinets170
1/09LenoirKinstonElectroluxVacuum cleaners100
2/09CravenNew BernHatteras YachtsBoat manufacturing321
2/09PittGreenvilleASMOWindow motors40
3/09NashWhitakersCummins EngineDiesel engines390
5/09EdgecombeTarboroAir System ComponentsAir systems76
6/09CravenNew BernHatteras YachtsBoat mfg.93
9/09WilsonWilsonSandozDrug mfg.50
10/09LenoirKinstonWilliam BarnetFiber, yarn110
12/09NashWhitakersCumminsEngine mfg.170
11/10PittGreenvilleHarper BrushBrush mfg.18
7/11WilsonWilsonVoith PaperBroadwoven fabrics22
9/11NashNashvilleUniversal Leaf NATobacco mfg.300
10/11LenoirKinstonMaster Brand CabinetsWood cabinet mfg.156
1/12BeaufortWashingtonCaron InternationalKnitting mill120
6/12BeaufortAuroraPotash Corp.Fertilizer mfg.150