Sanford to close Madison plant


5 January 2006 – Oak Brook (IL): Sanford North America is to permanently close a plant and distribution centre resulting in the loss of 240 jobs, starting this month.
In a statement Sanford said the closure of the Madison DC is part of a consolidation of operations that will centralise its injection-moulding operations to its Maryville facilities.
Employees will be offered severance packages and outplacement assistance and training, Sanford added.