Home Must Reads Firm to close Eugene factory

Firm to close Eugene factory

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Friday, April 20, 2012
H.B. Fuller will close six newly-acquired adhesives factories, including one in Eugene.

When Fuller acquired Forbo’s adhesives business this March, including the Eugene facility, Fuller officials said there were “sizable opportunities to eliminate duplication in manufacturing and redundant services.” Fuller is a producer of adhesives, sealants, paints and other chemical products, which it sells to an international market.
A statement issued by Fuller on Wednesday said the decision to close the six plants was based on “a thorough review of the company’s now-combined operations” and that it would support the company’s growth plans. In addition to Eugene, factories scheduled to close by mid-2013 are in Quebec; Morris, Ill.; Kansas City, Kan.; Jackson, Tenn., and Dallas, Texas, as well as the former Forbo corporate and research offices in Morrisville, N.C.

Read more at The Register-Guard.

{biztweet}eugene factory{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

Constant Contact

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY AMY MILSHTEIN

To prevent burnout, companies are banning email and after-hours communications. But is the 24-hour workday here to stay?


Read more...

Launch

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

October's Launch article features Soul Kitchen, Easy Company and Slick's Big Time BBQ.


Read more...

Podcast: Testing for Emotional Intelligence with John Hersey

Contributed Blogs
Friday, September 19, 2014
ivbU3sIXBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

How can you tell if you, a peer, a subordinate or a job candidate has the emotional intelligence needed to do well?


Read more...

Grape Expectations

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY HANNAH WALLACE

Well-financed outsiders from France and California are buying up vineyards and wineries in the Willamette Valley.


Read more...

The Diaspora

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY LEE VAN DER VOO

Former newspaper reporters move into brand journalism.


Read more...

Revenge Forestry

November/December 2014
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
BY JONATHAN FROCHTZWAJG

A flare-up in the Elliott Forest raises questions about détente in Oregon’s timber wars.


Read more...

True Blood

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY JOE ROJAS-BURKE

Antibiotics really aren’t magic bullets.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS