Pennsylvania's Zippo Lighter Factory Lays Off 38 WorkersPennsylvania's iconic Zippo lighter factory has laid off 38 workers, blaming a slowdown in the company's North American business and a glut of inventory in China.
Zippo Produces 500 Millionth LighterThe 500 millionth Zippo lighter was introduced at the plant in Bradford Tuesday morning. Hundreds of employees passed the milestone lighter from hand to hand. Each has played a role in producing a half-billion lighters in a span of 80 years.
Pa.'s Zippo Set To Produce 500 Millionth Lighter The family-owned Zippo Manufacturing Co. in northwestern Pennsylvania is expected to celebrate the production of the company's 500 millionth lighter.
Zippo Lighters Celebrates 80th AnniversaryKDKA Radio's Johnna Pro talks with Pat Grandy from the Bradford-based company, Zippo.