Cenveo to close envelope manufacturing facility in Appleton

Special to The Freeman

April 9, 2014

APPLETON Cenveo informed the Department of Workforce Development that it will be closing its envelope manufacturing facility in Appleton in June.

According to the notice, about 148 employees will be laid off due to the decision to close the facility at 3800 W. Wisconsin Ave. Manufacturing and production operations will begin to be shut down on June 8, during which most employees will be laid off, according to the notice.

Cenveo said there is a bargaining unit at the facility and all aspects of the collective bargaining agreement will be taken into consideration, including bumping rights.

DWD will coordinate rapid response services with its regional partner, the Bay Area Workforce Development Board.

Cenveo is a $2 billion company that manages and distributes print and related offerings. It is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., and has more than two dozen entities in more than 100 facilities across the U.S., as well as manufacturing operations in Asia, South America and Central America.