WestRock closing its Rochester plant at end of March

A worldwide cardboard packaging company has decided to close its plant in Rochester.

It is part of a consolidation of facilities for WestRock, a company with headquarters in Atlanta employing some 45,000 people in ten nations around the globe.

WestRock spokeman John Pensec said 22 people who work at the Rochester operation will lose their jobs at the end of March.

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