WestRock facility to close doors; 68 jobs terminated
January 8, 2020
EDWARDSVILLE, Missouri (From news reports) -- WestRock recently filed a notice with the state announcing it is closing one of its facilities in Edwardsville, affecting 68 people.
According to WestRock's director of corporate communications, John Pensec, the facility is slated to shut down, terminating all 68 jobs, in late February to early March.
The facility deals with display and assembly for retail purposes.
WestRock has a total of five other locations in the St. Louis area, including one in the same vicinity of the facility they are planning on closing. Pensec advises that those who will lose their jobs should apply for positions at these other locations.