Graham Packaging Co. is closing a blow molding plant in Hazle Township, Pa., in a move that will eliminate 84 jobs.
The closing was listed in a WARN notice with the state that was filed earlier this month by Lancaster, Pa.-based Graham. The plant closing will begin in March and be completed by Oct. 31, according to the filing.
The Hazle Township plant will be the fourth Graham blow molding site to close in less than a year. In September, the firm closed plants in Harrisonburg, Va., and Santa Ana, Calif., eliminating a total of 137 jobs. In October, Graham closed a plant in Holland, Mich., eliminating 42 jobs.
Officials with Graham could not be reached for comment. Plastics News ranks Graham as North America’s