Oscar Mayer Headquarters in Madison to Close, According to Sources
Posted: Nov 4, 2015 4:02 PM CST | Updated: Nov 4, 2015 4:04 PM CST
Sources are saying Oscar Mayer will close its' headquarters in Madison, according to Channel 3000.
Kraft Oscar Mayer's website said the facility employs 1,250.
Kraft Heinz said it plans to move Madison operations to Chicago in 2016.
The headquarters of Oscar Mayer was moved from Chicago to Madison in 1957.
“I am devastated for the hard working men and women of the greater Madison area that have given their professional lives to Oscar Meyer. The effect of this plant closing on the people and economy of Dane County will be felt for years to come. With the loss of 1,000 jobs, both laborer and management, the mass layoff number for Wisconsin this year is abysmal," said State Senator Jon Erpenbach, in a statement.