Report: Furniture maker to close High Point plant, lay off 230 workers

Credit: lxp.com

Credit: lxp.com

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Office furniture maker Steelcase Inc. announced Tuesday it will close its High Point plan and lay off 230 workers over the next two years, according to a report from the Triad Business Journal.

The company, based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, said in a statement it will close the plant to “control costs, reduce excess manufacturing capacity and reinvent its industrial model, according to the report.

Source: Triad Business Journal

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