In this Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 photo, Judy Dross, left, and Gloria Bambrick count and stack components of T-shirts at FesslerUSA apparel manufacture in Orwigsburg, Pa. Family-owned Fessl

 

              In this Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 photo, Judy Dross, left, and Gloria Bambrick count and stack components of T-shirts at FesslerUSA apparel manufacture in Orwigsburg, Pa. Family-owned Fessl
In this Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 photo, Judy Dross, left, and Gloria Bambrick count and stack components of T-shirts at FesslerUSA apparel manufacture in Orwigsburg, Pa. Family-owned FesslerUSA has survived war and depression, free trade and foreign imports to produce millions of knitted garments from its base in eastern Pennsylvania. Production will shut down in early November, tossing 130 employees out of work and ending a run of nearly 113 years. CEO Walter Meck blames the historic mill’s demise on weak consumer spending, fresh competition from Asia, tighter credit standards that he says prevented the company from getting a loan, and a lack of interest from private investors and potential buyers. Bambrick's two previous employers also shut their doors. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)