McCain Foods to Close Wisconsin Plant, Eliminate 120 Jobs

McCain Food president Frank Finn says the decision to close the plant is due to the overall business climate. Food products made in Fort Atkinson will be manufactured in other McCain facilities, including its plant in Rice Lake.

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FORT ATKINSON, Wis. (AP) — McCain Foods is closing its plant in Fort Atkinson. That means about 120 people will soon lose their jobs.

McCain Food president Frank Finn says the decision to close the plant is due to the overall business climate. Food products made in Fort Atkinson will be manufactured in other McCain facilities, including its plant in Rice Lake.

City manager Matt Trebatoski tells the Daily Union that the layoffs will begin in June with the full closure of the plant by the end of the year.

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