Rubbermaid relocating home products unit


14 November 2006 — Huntersville (NC): Newell Rubbermaid is to invest $2.6 million in relocating its Home Products division from Fairlawn, Ohio to Huntersville, North Carolina.


The investment is expected to create 320 jobs in Huntersville over a five year period.


The company’s FoodService Products division has been located in Huntersville since 2004.


Roughly 120 jobs are expected to be lost at Fairlawn as a result of the relocation.