Dean Foods expected to close down its dairy plant in Evart, Michigan, as its contract with retailer Meijer comes to an end; Dean Foods expected to lay off 43 plant workers before end of August, 54 more workers in October

LOS ANGELES , August 28, 2012 () – Dean Foods Co. is expected to close down its dairy plant in Evart, Michigan, because its contract with retailer Meijer Inc. is coming to an end, The Associated Press reported Aug. 28.

According to a news article by MLive.com, Dean Foods plans to lay off 43 workers at the plant before the end of August and 54 more employees in October, leaving fewer than 60 employees at the plant.

In February, most of the facility is expected to be closed.

The primary source of this article is The Associated Press, New York, New York, on Aug. 28, 2012.

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