Vacuum Maker Oreck to Stay after Katrina

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The Oreck Corp. has assembled 20 trailers to provide emergency housing for plant workers who lost homes to Hurricane Katrina. Marketing Vice President Steve Hanson calls the RV park where the trailers are parked Oreckville. Scott Horsley, NPR hide caption

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The Oreck Corp. has assembled 20 trailers to provide emergency housing for workers who lost homes.

The Oreck Corp. has assembled 20 trailers to provide emergency housing for plant workers who lost homes to Hurricane Katrina. Marketing Vice President Steve Hanson calls the RV park where the trailers are parked Oreckville.

Scott Horsley, NPR

The Oreck Corp.'s vacuum cleaner plant is up and running again in the Mississippi Gulf. The company plans to keep its factory there and its headquarters in New Orleans despite the devastation wrought by Katrina.

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