Tyson Meals is closing two services that make use of greater than 1,600 folks in an effort to streamline its U.S. poultry enterprise.
The corporate stated Tuesday it plans to shut its processing, broiler and hatching operations in Glen Allen, Virginia, and a plant in Van Buren, Arkansas. Each closures are scheduled for Could 12.
Tyson stated the closures will assist it higher use all accessible capability at remaining vegetation.
The Springdale, Arkansas-based firm stated it’s going to work with its 692 staff in Glen Allen and its 969 staff in Van Buren to use for open positions at different vegetation.
Tyson has made different efforts to consolidate its operations in current months. Final October, the corporate introduced it will relocate 1,000 company employees from places of work in Illinois and South Dakota to Arkansas.
Tyson stated working inefficiencies had been partly guilty for its lower-than-expected revenue in its fiscal first quarter, which ended Dec. 31. The corporate stated its working revenue dropped 68% to $467 million within the interval.