Cavalier ceases spinning at Onehunga with 70 job losses

Tue, 26 Jun 2012

By Pam Graham June 27 (BusinessDesk) - Cavalier Corp is closing a yarn spinning plant in Onehunga where about 90 people are employed. The company is hoping to limit job losses to 70 by redeploying staff to other jobs. The plant, which will close on July 26, is part of subsidiary Norman Ellison Carpets. "This decision is about reducing over-capacity in the yarn spinning operations that support the group’s broadloom carpet manufacturing operations, the company said. Norman Ellison will continue to make carpet at its Onehunga tufting plant....

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