Chromcraft Revington is closing its distribution center in Delphi. The move impacts 16 employees, who have been offered other jobs with the company.
The work in Delphi will be moved to the furniture manufacturer’s Mississippi operations. A statement from the company says various options are being considered for the equipment and facility in Delphi.
Mayor Randy Strasser says he’s disappointed by the decision, but wishes the company success. He says he will focus on assisting the employees who are not relocating.
The statement from the company is below:
Chromcraft Revington, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CRC) announced today that, on January 11, 2013, its board of directors approved the consolidation of the Company’s Delphi, Indiana Distribution Center operations into its Senatobia, Mississippi manufacturing and distribution operations in the first half of 2013. The Company is considering various options regarding the facility and equipment in Delphi. The 16 employees currently located in Delphi have been offered continued employment at other Company locations. The purposes of this consolidation are to reduce costs and improve customer service by consolidating the inventory into a common point of distribution, while redeploying assets.
Ronald H. Butler, the Company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “These actions are designed to streamline the ordering and shipping process for our customers while reducing our operating costs. Our customers continue to seek ways to better serve their clients and offering all brands on the same delivery truck is in alignment with current market demands.”