WestRock closing Newark plant; 114 could lose jobs

WestRock is closing its Newark plant, potentially putting more than 100 employees out of work, the Georgia-based box and packaging company told ROI-NJ.

Work at the facility, located on McCarter Highway, will be moved to other plants, a spokesperson said. According to a federal WARN notice, as many as 114 workers could be affected by the end of the year.

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