Buckland, Mass. • The nation's oldest cutlery manufacturer has filed for bankruptcy after 177 years of making knives and other kitchen tools.
The Recorder of Greenfield reports that Lamson & Goodnow Manufacturing Co. of Shelburne Falls, Mass. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this month, which protects the company from creditors as it reorganizes.
The business has also put its 18-acre factory complex up for sale.