Chester - Amscan Inc., a party goods manufacturer with facilities in Chester and the Town of Newburgh, has filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code.
The two Orange County locations employ hundreds of workers.
The company filed on Tuesday, January 17 in Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of Texas. The bankruptcy filing lists Amscan Inc. of Woodcliff, New Jersey. An online search lists corporate headquarters as being located in Elmsford, New York.
Source: Mid-Hudson News