Berry Plastics formerly known as Rexa...

Berry Plastics formerly known as Rexam closing?

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Enigmahh

Spirit Lake, IA

#1 Oct 19, 2011
Anyone heard this? I heard it was announced yesterday that they will close down by at least January 31'st. That must suck. How many people work there that will be unemployed now?
layla

United States

#2 Oct 19, 2011
I saw it on Ch. 25's website this morning. They said they are closing early next year. Sad news. Another factory closing.
JBL

Kuttawa, KY

#3 Oct 19, 2011
124 jobs gone from area. As towns in Kentucky like Murray, Elizabethtown, etc. similar in size to Madisonville continue to grow, Madisonville continues to go in the other direction for the last 30 years Madisonville population has been stuck at 19,000. Now I am concerned it may start going in the other direction? If the union runs GE out of town - that will be the end. It will be like opening the paper and reading Ahlstrom, Hibbs, Land o Frost, Gemtron, and Lear/IAC closing. The wages at GE are more than all of those combined....Prayers are needed for our town. I hope these 124 can find another job in area or transfer within Barry. Lets pray Barry Plastics will shift another division into facility and nothing happens to GE long term. It is often said the creation of one good manufacturing job yields 6-7 support jobs - in restaurants, dry cleaners, car dealerships, banks, realtors, etc. as these manufacturing jobs continue to leave - small business and support jobs will continue to suffer and eventually fall.

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Sikeston, MO

#4 Apr 6, 2012
yea that stinks

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