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Congressman Evan Jenkins

Representing the 3rd District of West Virginia

REP. JENKINS STATEMENT ON MOHAWK PLANT CLOSURE

March 9, 2017
Press Release
“I have reached out to leaders at Mohawk Industries to ask them to reconsider their decision to close this factory.”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) issued the following statement today regarding the announcement that Mohawk Industries will be closing its factory in Holden, Logan County:

“I am deeply disappointed and saddened by this announcement, and my thoughts are with all of the workers affected. I have reached out to leaders at Mohawk Industries to ask them to reconsider their decision to close this factory – when I visited this location last year, I saw firsthand just how hardworking and loyal these employees are. I will continue to work with local officials to help these employees and to attract new employers to southern West Virginia.”