Carpenter expands manufacturing facilities
Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, March 17, 2004
RICHMOND, Va. — Carpenter Co. is currently expanding its consumer products manufacturing facilities. The company is adding 100,000 square feet at its Altoona, Pa. plant, 70,000 square feet in Russellville, Ky. and 200,000 square feet in Elkhart, Ind. In addition, state-of-the-art quilting lines will be added in Taylor, Texas and Altoona.
In order to provide value-added visco-elastic products, Carpenter will begin pouring visco-elastic foam in Elkhart; Lathrop, Calif; and Fogelsville, Pa., later this year.
"In order to service our customers better and facilitate the increased demand for our products, virtually all of our plants will undergo major renovations over the next few months," said Dick Davidson, Carpenters' vice president of manufacturing.