Innovative Hearth Products, Nashville, announced today the closure of their Union City, TN facility. The closure is scheduled for spring or summer of 2014. Currently, they have four facilities with two located in the same region, one in Union City and one in Russellville, Alabama.
Mark Klein CEO stated: “This is part of our stated strategic plan, to have west coast and east coast, mirror image, fireplace manufacturing facilities. We realize this has some very difficult consequences for many of our long time employees at the Union City facility. This is our plan to remain the low cost producer and stay very competitive in the difficult building products industry”.
The company announced this information early to provide its employees ample time to make all the necessary arrangements. Further details will be available as the plans develop.
Offering a diverse family of products for every style and budget, Innovative Hearth Products (IHP) is a leading manufacturer of indoor and outdoor fireplaces, fireplace inserts, free-standing stoves, gas log sets, accessories and venting products for the specialty retail, residential new construction and industrial markets. IHP has manufacturing plants in Auburn, WA, Union City, TN, Russellville, AL and Santa Ana, CA.
For further information contact Catherine Scott, Marketing Communications Manager, Catherine.Scott@lennoxhp.com