Efco Plant in Monett Bought by Pella

1 decade 8 months 2 weeks ago Saturday, September 01 2007 Sep 1, 2007 Saturday, September 01, 2007 9:16:21 AM CDT September 01, 2007 in News
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MONETT (AP) - All 1,600 employees of the Efco plant in Monett got some good news this week. Efco, which makes commercial windows, was bought by Pella for an undisclosed amount. And Pella says it plans to keep all the employees working. Pella spokeswoman says employee benefits also will stay the same, and no management personnel will be replaced. Longtime owner Chris Fuldner is retiring, and announced the sale Thursday. Pella is a family-owned business based in Pella, Iowa. It employs more than 9,000 people in 14 states. The news was also a relief to Monett officials, because Efco is one of the town's top employers.

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