ConAgra Foods to close Ripon facility, layoff 285 people

Freeman Staff

July 23, 2015

RIPON ConAgra Foods, Inc. provided written notice to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development on Thursday that it will close its facility at 420 E. Oshkosh St. in Ripon.

The closure is anticipated to affect 285 positions with eliminations starting as early as Oct. 17, according to the notice. The layoffs would then continue for the next several months.

The Fox Valley Workforce Development Board will continue to provide services to the affected workers. The notice says the intended closure was previously publicized.