Door maker Jeld-Wen Inc. to close Dubuque plant, lay off 52

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Posted: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 11:25 am, Tue Mar 25, 2014.

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — An Oregon-based company that makes windows and doors has announced plans to close its wood fiber production plant in Dubuque and lay off 52 workers.

Jeld-Wen Inc. said Monday that the Dubuque plant, which makes material used in the construction of interior doors, will close March 28 as part of a downsizing. The company says it has “ample production capacity” at other wood fiber facilities in the U.S.

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