Eye on Operations: Land O'Lakes, Gold Creek in the news
Citing cost efficiencies, Land O'Lakes Inc., St. Paul, Minn., said it plans in mid-June to close a butter processing plant in Madison, Wis., and transfer production to other sites. The closure will affect approximately 120 workers. . . . The Dawson Community News, Dawsonville, Ga., reported that local poultry processor Gold Creek Foods agreed to buy a former Mohawk carpet fiber plant in Dahlonega, Ga. Co-founder and CEO Mark Sosebee said Gold Creek hopes to renovate the 375,000-square-foot operation and begin further processing operations by the end of 2009.