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COLLINS & AIKMAN ANNOUNCES DOBLIN EXPANSION

 COLLINS & AIKMAN ANNOUNCES DOBLIN EXPANSION
 CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Collins & Aikman will spend


$10 million to expand the manufacturing capacity of its recently acquired Doblin jacquard upholstery plant at Morganton, N.C. The announcement comes from Andrew Major, president of the company's Decorative Fabrics Group.
 "We are very pleased with our Doblin operation and the wholehearted cooperation we've gotten from the employees," he says, noting that the bulk of the expenditure is for the purchase and installation of high speed Dornier weaving machines equipped with Staubli-Verdol electronic heads.
 Collins & Aikman is a major producer of specialty fabrics and wallcoverings.
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 /CONTACT: Mike O'Hara, Collins & Aikman, 704-548-2284/ CO: Collins & Aikman ST: North Carolina IN: TEX HOU SU:


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