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Manufacturer that made swimsuit for Beyonce to close Upper Nazareth plant

Manufacturer that made swimsuit for Beyonce to close Upper Nazareth plant

A Northampton County women's swimsuit manufacturer that once made a suit for pop star Beyonce to wear on the cover of Sports Illustrated will close, putting 93 people out of work. A&H Sportswear Co. Inc. has notified the state Department of Labor and Industry that its manufacturing plant in Upper Nazareth Township will close Sept. 1. Jack Waldman, vice president and general counsel, said Tuesday the privately held company will outsource the jobs overseas, where it already produces swimsuits. He declined to name the countries where A&H brands such as the Miraclesuit and Penbrooke are made. Some 93 people will lose their jobs, most of them sewing operators, Waldman said....

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