Berry Plastics said the layoffs, which will begin next month, are part of a cost-cutting initiative that will result in five plant closings.
Chocolate production is under way again at the Blommer Chocolate Company on Wednesday morning after a fire broke out at the West Town factory early Tuesday.
About 5:20 a.m., four fire engines responded to the blaze at 600 W. Kinzie St., when one of the 5-story factory’s chocolate roasters caught fire.
In McCook, work crews began the job of shoring up a fire-damaged factory after an explosion last night tore through a metals grinding plant, reports CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley.
A plainspoken Illinois tire company executive was defending his labeling of workers at a French tire plant as “lazy,” after deciding not to buy the facility.
CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports the plans are part commercial – but mostly spiritual.
Zagone Studios is one of the biggest, most respected mask-makers in the world. Phil Zagone and his brother started the company 40 years ago, in a garage.
Workers are going to have to start working like managers, now that they have won a 90-day reprieve for their jobs at a window plant on Goose Island.
Two teens have been charged with setting a fire in an historic clock factory in north central Illinois on New Year’s Eve.
A fire broke out early this morning in a factory on the city’s Far South Side, just west of the Bishop Ford Freeway.
An extra-alarm fire broke out early Friday in an industrial district on the city’s Near West Side.
An extra-alarm fire broke out Tuesday morning on the city’s West Side.
Four men have been charged in connection with the theft of tens of thousands of pounds of aluminum from a northwest suburban metal factory.
Firefighters are battling an extra-alarm blaze in an abandoned factory.
An extra-alarm fire is raging early Monday at an abandoned Toastmaster factory in Algonquin.
An Oak Lawn man was apparently crushed to death at a factory on the Southwest Side factory early this morning.