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Each Press Conference and Press Event will include a press packet with printed and digital media in it for your use. Below you will find a listing of recent press releases. Please select one for more information and a corresponding downloadable PDF of each announcement.
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Furniture Jobs Saved by US Foreign-Trade Zones Approvals: The U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Board approved FTZ manufacturing authority for Lane, H.M. Richards, and Bauhaus USA on December 22, all of which are located within the Greater Mississippi Foreign-Trade Zone #158. This approval will not only enable these companies to maintain their in-house cut-and-sew operations, saving an estimated 950 jobs in Lee County, but will reduce the raw good cost of each company by over $1 million annually.