This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
Home and Personal Care distribution center in Chicago to close during fourth quarter, 2003, Unilever announces. Center opened in 1989 as part of Helene Curtis business and currently employs 144 workers, most of whose jobs will be eliminated, company says. Reassignment not possible for most displaced workers as Chicago center is sole point of operation in area, Unilever says. Decision to close the 376,000-sq.-ft. Chicago facility will enhance customer service and simplify distribution network, company notes...
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