BENNINGTON, Vt. —
Energizer says it is closing a manufacturing facility in
Vermont and moving it to Wisconsin.
In a two-paragraph note
sent Thursday to local officials, Energizer Brands
Director of Government Affairs Marcus Boolish said the
battery company's specialty manufacturing facility in
Bennington would be moving to a company facility in
Boolish says that in order
to be successful, the company is "making significant
investments to better utilize our existing manufacturing
facilities, reduce complexity in our operations, and
enhance service to our customers."
The Bennington Banner
reports that three local state lawmakers said in a
statement they had reached out to the governor's office
and they hope it might be possible to keep Energizer in
It's unclear how many
people work the plant.