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Auto Parts Manufacturer Could Lay Off N.C. Workers

Posted May 17, 2005 3:36 a.m. EDT

— About 1,000 workers at two local plants are waiting to find out if they will get to keep their jobs.

Collins & Aikman filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy on Tuesday.

The company makes parts and carpets for most cars and trucks made in America.

The Michigan-based company has two local plants -- one in Roxboro, the other in Farmville.