97 to lose jobs as St. Louis County plant closes

An Austell, Georgia-based maker of recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products is closing its consumer packaging plant in St. Louis County, resulting in 97 layoffs.

Of the 97 jobs, 84 are hourly and 13 are salaried, Caraustar said.

Caraustar said in a letter notifying the state of Missouri about the layoffs that the closure would occur by Nov. 18.

A company spokeswoman did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Read more: St. Louis Business Journal


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