The announcement was not unexpected. In November, St. Louis-based Energizer, prompted by questions from the Dayton Daily News, said it was moving some of its operations from the local center to a Monroe location.
Energizer’s Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act notice to Ohio government says that distribution workers will be laid off from the 2800 Concorde Drive facility while auto products manufacturing workers will remain at the Concorde Drive site. The change is expected to be permanent, Energizer said.
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“These notices are solely related to the move of such (distribution) activities to Monroe,” Nikki Eaves, a Energizer Holdings spokeswoman, told WHIO-TV this week. “Having one point of distribution for all U.S. auto care products will allow us to better meet our customers’ expectations.”
A message seeking additional information was sent to representatives of Energizer Holdings.