Leisure Properties LLC announced the temporary layoff of about 206 workers at its West Frankfort production facility.
Leisure Properties cites "unusual and calamitous weather patterns throughout large areas of the United States" that have caused an unpredictable downturn in the boating market.
Leisure Properties anticipates the layoffs to be temporary. The Crownline Boats plant in West Frankfort is expected to open once again.More >> Crownline Boats, Inc. announced Thursday that it will not resume full production at it's facility on June 1, 2009. More >>
West Frankfort, IL
The parking lot at Crownline Boats in West Frankfort sat empty Monday, except for a couple of boats sitting on trailers on their way to a final destination after the company halted production.More >>
A fire at the Crownline Boats plant in West Frankfort early Wednesday morning slows production.More >>