Wayne Mills Purchases Luithlen Dye

Wayne Mills PurchasesLuithlen DyeAfter announcing that it would be closing its doors, Luithlen Dye Corp., Philadelphia, was purchased by Wayne Mills Co. Inc., also based in Philadelphia. Luithlen was in business for more than 125 years. The decision was made to close the plant because it was determined the operation could no longer be a prosperous, economically viable entity in the future.Wayne Mills, Luithlens biggest customer, was presented with an opportunity to buy the operation. The sale was completed in 2 1/2 weeks.March 2002