Feb. 10, 2018 - Procter & Gamble has announced it plans to cut 500 jobs over about two years at an Iowa plant as it shifts production to a new factory in West Virginia.
Feb. 10, 2018 - Diversified Plastics has enlarged its molding and packaging, environmentally controlled, room by 2,775 square feet. The Minneapolis, Minn., company has also installed a new 250-tonne molding machine that accommodates existing moulds and increases capacity and flexibility in scheduling, says the company.
Feb. 5, 2018 - Opportunities NB and the New Brunswick government are investing up to $1 million to support a $10-million upgrade of the Arbec Forest Products production facility in Miramichi.
Feb. 2, 2018 - Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc. has signed a deal to buy Quebec’s Atoka Cranberries Inc. from the Bieler Group.
Jan. 30, 2018 - Dr. Oetker is closing its leased pizza manufacturing plant in Grand Falls, N.B., at the end of May, eliminating 180 jobs.
Jan. 29, 2018 - Steel producer ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada is committing approximately $70 million to upgrade two adjacent operations in Contrecoeur, Que., where it produces wire rod and industrial steel.
Jan. 25, 2018 - Campbell Soup Company says it plans to close its manufacturing facility in Toronto, Ont., to improve the operational efficiency of its North American thermal supply chain network, as it moves its Canadian headquarters and commercial operations to a new location in the Greater Toronto Area.
Jan. 24, 2018 - Kimberly-Clark says it will cut as many as 5,500 jobs, or 13 per cent of its workforce, in an attempt to lower costs, saying it is seeing a decline in demand for some core products as U.S. birthrates fall.
Jan. 24, 2018 - Today’s food manufacturers face a whole host of new challenges. A shift in consumer needs and demands driven by the increasingly diverse needs of all consumer groups, such as singles, empty nesters and smaller family units have likely been the greatest disruptors. This resulting divergence in consumer desires necessitates more flexible lines to handle fewer, shorter runs of multiple product types — but that’s only the beginning.
Jan. 22, 2018 - Swiss food and drink giant Nestle is selling its U.S. candy business to Italy’s Ferrero for about $2.8 billion in cash. Ferrero will take over iconic chocolate brands Butterfinger and Crunch bars, as well as the sugary Nerds, SweeTarts and FunDip.
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