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Quaker Fabric expected to close

900 will lose jobs if textile maker buckles under flow of imports

By Robert Gavin
Globe Staff / July 4, 2007

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Quaker Fabric Corp. at first prospered under free trade agreements, expanding into foreign markets such as Mexico and increasing operations in its hometown. But as trade barriers continued to fall, the Fall River textile maker buckled under the flood of cheap imports, particularly from China. (Full article: 701 words)

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