Frito-Lay consolidates manufacturing

PepsiCo will close four Frito-Lay factories by the end of the year in a move to consolidate production. The snacks unit will shutter plants in Allen Park, Mich.; Council Bluffs, Iowa; Beaverton, Ore.; and Visalia, Calif., the Chicago Sun-Times reported.

PepsiCo, based in Purchase, N.Y., said 250 of the 780 lost jobs will be added to other Frito-Lay sites. The closings will leave Pepsi's Frito-Lay North America unit with 39 plants in the U.S. and Canada. Production will increase at 24 of the locations, Pepsi said. Frito-Lay's U.S staff level will remain at about 45,000.

More News:

All news »

What are your comments?

You cannot post comments until you have logged in. Login Here.

Comments

No one has commented on this page yet.

RSS feed for comments on this page | RSS feed for all comments