Douglas Battery Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

10:56 AM, Feb 10, 2012   |    comments
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Winston-Salem, NC -- Two years it sold the industrial battery manufacturing business, and now Douglas Battery Manufacturing Co. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.  The company has been in the Triad 91 years.

The Business Journal reports "in January 2010, Douglas Battery Manufacturing Co. laid off 90 workers after selling its industrial battery business to Pennsylvania-based EnerSys and basically ceased operations. It was an end to production for a company started in 1921 that a little more than a decade ago employed close to 1,000 workers."

Read more about it in the Business Journal.

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