375 layoffs from Silver Creek and Dunkirk manufacturing facilities in NY
SILVER CREEK, N.Y. (WIVB) - Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. is closing its Silver Creek and Dunkirk manufacturing facilities. The company says the closures eliminate approximately 375 hourly and salaried workers.
There are more than 200 workers at Petri Baking Products in Silver Creek who will lose their jobs when the plant is shut down in April. Petri is owned by Ralcorp, which is based in St. Louis. The company makes private-label cookies that are owned by grocery stores across the country.
The rest of the layoffs come from the closing of The Carriage House Company, the plant in Dunkirk, which will also close in April.