Shaw Industries plans closure of Patrick County plant by the end of 2017
A manufacturing facility that employs more than 150 people will shut down by the end of 2017, according to information from a business advocacy group.
A spokesperson for the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce tells WDBJ7 that Shaw Industries in Stuart is shutting down at the end of the year.
Employees learned today that they will be allowed to transfer to other locations within the company, according to the Chamber spokesperson. Town council was informed of the closure on Monday, the Chamber spokesperson said.
A spokesperson from Shaw Industries released a statement regarding the company's closure:
The Stuart facility currently has 160 employees.