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General Mills to close Pillsbury plant
More than 400 workers received news Thursday that General Mills will be closing the Pillsbury plant in New Albany despite efforts to keep it open. The announcement ends weeks of speculation about its future. The plant will be open for about another year …
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Caterpillar notifies state of Prentice closing
PRENTICE, Wis. (AP) — Caterpillar has notified state labor officials that it will discontinue operations at its forest-products operation in Prentice. In its report to the Department of Workforce Development, Caterpillar says about 150 employees will be …
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Rockford Products To Close; 171 Workers To Lose Their Jobs
The CEO of Rockford Products’ parent company on Monday sent a letter to the State of Illinois and the City of Rockford saying that, unless a buyer was found, the facility would close September 30, and its 171 employees would be permanently laid off.
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