Big changes in the media industry have dramatically lowered the amount of work available for Multi Packaging Solutions Inc.’s printing plant in Terre Haute.
John Wiley & Sons Inc., publisher of the “For Dummies” series, has sent dozens of local jobs to foreign markets as it tries to save $80 million company-wide.
It was not clear how many workers were losing their jobs in the Indianapolis area. However, people familiar with the cuts said the reductions were heavy in the administrative ranks, and many of those jobs are on the city’s north side.
The shutdown is the latest in a recent string of layoffs and closures by the global company in its Indiana operations.
The Indianapolis pharmaceuticals giant said Thursday that it would lay off hundreds of U.S. sales reps, as it prepares for the loss of patent protection on two of its best-selling drugs.
Contech Castings LLC has suspended certain operations at plants in Auburn and Pierceton and laid off more than 200 employees after losing a customer to a competitor.
Oerlikon Fairfield officials announced Wednesday that the indefinite layoffs will take effect March 4.
Sensient Technologies Corp. has alerted state officials that it will lay off 125 workers from its Indianapolis operations. That follows the company’s announcement that it plans to move its local Flavors & Fragrances Group headquarters to suburban Chicago.