Thursday, November 5, 2015

Kraft Heinz to Close 7 Plants, Lay Off 2,600 Workers

Well, I guess this was coming.  It always follows a merger.  I really don't like this.  A plant in CA is closing, too.
Kraft Heinz announced today it will close seven manufacturing plants in the United States and Canad, lay off about 2,600 workers and move its Oscar Mayer meats business to Chicago from Madison, Wisc.

The plants that will close in the next 12 to 24 months include facilities in Madison; Fullerton, Calif.; San Leandro, Calif.; Federalsburg, Md.; St. Marys, Ontario; Campbell, N.Y.; and Allentown, Pa. Production will shift to other North American locations, Kraft Heinz said.

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