BURLINGTON, N.C. -- — Copland Industries in Burlington is set to close on January 2nd, 2019. The Burlington Business has been up and running since 1941.
Jason Copland, the CEO tells WFMY News 2 he told every single one of his 200 employees about the closure in person.
Some staff have been there for more than 35 years. Copland cited large customers leaving, and taking their business overseas as the reason for closing. Copland Industries is a polyester filament weaver, and a finishing plant.