Packaging facility (WestRock) to close doors; 68 area jobs terminated

A corrugated packaging company, WestRock, recently filed a notice with the state announcing it is closing one of its facilities in Edwardsville, affecting 68 people.

According to WestRock’s director of corporate communications, John Pensec, the facility is slated to shut down, terminating all 68 jobs, in late February to early March.

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