SAINT-HYACINTHE, QUE. — Olymel LP plans to close two vegetation inside slot pragmatic the coming months, affecting about 400 jobs inside the agency.
The Canadian meat processor and distributor acknowledged it could possibly be closing its pork boning and packaging plant in Princeville, Que., with the ultimate day of operations being Nov. 10. The selection will affect 301 staff.
The company acknowledged any operations from Princeville will be taken over by three totally different Olymel slaughter, decreasing and boning vegetation in Saint-Esprit, Yamachiche and Ange-Gardien, Que.
“As we converse higher than ever, it’s important to proceed to rethink our group with a view to optimize all of our actions,” acknowledged Yanick Gervais, president and chief authorities officer of Olymel. “The modern pork enterprise is slowly getting once more on monitor after two years of tumult that compelled us to reorganize our operations. This willpower, powerful nonetheless essential, is part of Olymel’s wish to proceed our efforts to return to profitability inside the sector, for the benefit of our whole group.”
The Princeville plant repurposed operations inside the ultimate 12 months and shifted to value-added actions, consistent with the company.
Olymel moreover launched the closing of its poultry further processing plant in Paris, Ont. Roughly 93 staff will be affected by this willpower, with the ultimate day of operations scheduled for Dec. 22.
As a result of the Paris location closes, Olymel acknowledged it plans to take a place C$8 million into its Oakville poultry operation, which could create 62 new positions. The company acknowledged the Orenda plant would moreover develop with the restructuring of its poultry enterprise.
Mr. Gervais acknowledged the Paris and Oakville vegetation have been working beneath their capacities, so the selection was made to consolidate the operations.
Olymel acknowledged it plans to develop its poultry further processing plant in Sainte-Rosalie by taking the instruments from its Paris plant and placing in it there to increase functionality.
The company acknowledged it accelerated the closing of its Saint-Simon distribution center and expects operations to stop on Jan. 26, 2024. The selection to hurry up the closure was because of decline in throughput following a reduction in slaughter volumes on the ability.
Olymel acknowledged 15 staff acquired uncover of termination and equipped the prospect to relocate to a distinct Olymel distribution center or one different facility inside the Sainte-Hyacinthe space.
The company acknowledged it plans to produce relocation options for workers at totally different Olymel facilities inside Ontario and Quebec.
These bulletins added to the numerous restructuring strikes Olymel made in present months.
The company acknowledged in late Might that it might reduce hog manufacturing in a lot of fashions in Western Canada.
Sooner than that, Olymel acknowledged it might shut an enormous hog processing plant in Quebec all through April which may layoff spherical 994 workers.
Then in February, the company acknowledged it might shut two totally different pork processing vegetation.