Thirty-seven more employees of Woodstock’s Silgan Plastics began to be laid off on January 3rd. The firm had forty-five previously.
This is at least a second round because the source is a supplemental report to the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Development.
The company is located north of McConnell Road.
“We’re transitioning to a new technology, away from the technology that is in that plant,” Chief Financial Officer Robert Lewis told Plastics News last month.