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Colgate reorganization plan moves all U.S. toothpaste manufacturing to Indiana site.

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

COLGATE U.S. TOOTHPASTE MANUFACTURING TO BE CONSOLIDATED IN INDIANA as the company moves to unify its manufacturing facili-ties for product categories into "focused factories," Colgate-Palmolive announced Sept. 20. The firm is reassigning its Jeffersonville, Indiana plant's liquid dishwashing detergent manufacturing responsibilities to one of Colgate's "focused liquids facilities," and contracting out the plant's powder detergent jobs to a "state-of-the-art" manufacturer, Colgate explained. These moves will make the Jeffersonville plant the "U.S. focused factory primarily for toothpaste."



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