Fleetwood to Close

Benton, KY – Fleetwood Homes has announced it will close its manufacturing plant in Benton, Kentcky. It's part of a five plant closure affecting Fleetwood facilities nationwide. Marshall County Chamber of Commerce records say the Benton plant employs 135 workers. That's down from 210 in January. Company officials expect to permanently close the plant within 60 days. Fleetwood will provide job placement assistance for its former employees.