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Offline Ohio

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Fenton Closing
« on: July 07, 2011, 02:03:03 PM »
I know the vast majority of postings here are European related, but am just passing the news that Fenton is closing & this time for good since they are selling all the plant's equipment. I know Dr. Measell is a member here & in the U.S. we only hope the museum won't be lost since their inventory/exhibits covered more glass than just Fenton.  
http://www.wtap.com/home/headlines/Fenton_to_Cease_Traditional_Glas_Production_125087394.html

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Offline chopin-liszt

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Re: Fenton Closing
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2011, 02:17:10 PM »
This is very sad news indeed.
 
Loads of workplaces are closing everywhere - the first thing a company does to save money is to put folk out of work - so their taxes are lost, their spending power is lost, they need financial help from the state - if it exists - and everything carries on in the downward spiral of the bubble bursting.
Cheers, Sue (M)

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Re: Fenton Closing
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2011, 07:39:23 PM »
Very sad indeed, i havnt been collecting carnival glass for a long time but the Fenton pieces that i have show the quality they will be missed.  :cry: :cry:

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