Lincolnton Furniture Company

Charlotte Observer
11:56 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Lincolnton Company, Praised By Obama For Bringing New Jobs, Closes

Owner Bruce Cochrane
Credit Charlotte Observer

Lincolnton Furniture Company closed abruptly Thursday just one year after it was hailed by President Barack Obama as an example of the recovering U.S. economy. 

 Furniture-making operations stopped indefinitely and only a few people will remain employed moving forward, company financial officer Ben Causey said. “I don’t know where it’s going to go exactly; we’re still evaluating our situation,” Causey said. “We just didn’t have any choice at this point.”

  The company was not receiving the orders it needed to sustain its operations, Causey said. 

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