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Byline: Laura Giovanelli
Oct. 21--LEXINGTON, N.C. -- Nevada has cheap land and no taxes, and Mexico, too. But in the end it was what other furniture companies left behind that lured a new employer to Davidson County.
Highly skilled furniture workers can be hard to find, said Zvone Ploi, a Slovenian immigrant who founded his high-end and custom furniture company, Ploi & Co., in Los Angeles 15 years ago.
The manufacturer caters to designers more than retailers with its bedroom suites and dining room furniture, Ploi said. This spring, the company will move its headquarters from California, where skilled furniture workers are hard to find, to the …