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Friday, April 29, 2005
Leggett & Platt, the Carthage-based Fortune 500 company bought Foamex International's rubber and felt carpet cushion businesses for $38.5 million, according to wire servicess. Leggett is buying Foamex's rubber manufacturing facility in Cape Girardeau and some of its Newton, N. C. felt manufacturing plant.