Charles City, Iowa – In a notice to employees Thursday, Simply Essentials will be closing its plant and all other operations on August 5.
A total of 513 employees will be laid off or terminated. It includes the Charles City complex, operations office and ranch work site locations.
The notice says the ‘layoffs/terminations are expected to be permanent.’
It did not specify the reason for shutting down the plant.
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