Ratner: Facade Supplier Collapse Won't Affect Barclays Schedule

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MaryAnne Gilmartin, the executive vice-president of Forest City Ratner, believes the collapse of ASI Limited won't cause any delays in the September 28 opening of Barclays Center. "We are concerned when any of our partners has problems, but we don't believe it will affect our construction schedule," said Gilmartin.

ASI of Whitestown, IN, went out of business over the Christmas holidays, laying off 250 workers. ASI had the contract to manufacture the 11,998 unique weathered-steel panels that will make up the arena's distinctive facade. Installing them was a construction challenge even before the company's surprise collapse. FCR said it has an "action plan" to deal with the issue, but declined to say what that entails.

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