Henkel-Harris employees told furniture plant will close soon

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Posted: October 30, 2012

The Winchester Star

Management at furniture manufacturer Henkel-Harris, 2983 S. Pleasant Valley Road, sent a letter to employees Monday informing them that their employment would end in 60 days “with the closure of our facility here.” The letter cited the poor economy as the reason behind the closure. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Karline Davis of Winchester works on a Chippendale-style chair Friday at Henkel-Harris furniture. Sales have declined in the past few years and the city’s plant will close Dec. 31.

WINCHESTER — Henkel-Harris employees received a letter Monday stating that the city-based furniture plant will close Dec. 31.

Multiple calls to Henkel-Harris and to president Bill Henkel went…

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