USA: Delta Apparel Moves Sewing Offshore, Cuts 106 Jobs
Delta Apparel, Inc is to close its Washington, Georgia sewing facility, cutting 106 jobs. Bob Humphreys, president and CEO, said: "With the increasing competitive nature of our business, we could no longer justify the additional cost associated with running a domestic sewing facility.'' The closure of the last domestic sewing plant completes the company's movement of sewing operations offshore and will save over $1m in operating expenses annually.
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