Blog: Leonie BarrieHanesbrands: what’s closing and where

Leonie Barrie | 25 September 2008

Hanesbrands yesterday said it plans to close nine plants and cut 8,100 jobs in a restructuring move. Here is a closer look at the changes it is making on a country by country basis:

In 2008:
El Salvador: closing the Pedregal sewing plant near San Salvador with 2,600 employees.

Costa Rica: closing the Industria Textileras sewing plant in Cartago, near San Jose, with 1,250 employees.

Honduras: closing th intimate apparel sewing plant in Choloma, near San Pedro Sula, with 1,250 employees.

US: closing the knit-fabric textile plant in Forest City, NC with 470 employees; the yarn plant in Gastonia, NC with 140 employees; the sheer hosiery inventory warehouse in Rockingham, NC with 15 employees; and the yarn plant in Eden, NC with 120 employees.

In 2009:
Mexico: closing San Pedro, Coahuila, sewing plant with 1,650 employees.

US: closing knit-fabric textile plant in Eden, North Carolina with 600 employees.


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