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Central Wis. Company Lays Off 276 Employees

Central Wis. Company Lays Off 276 Employees Photo: WDIO/MGN

Created: January 08, 2019 10:16 AM

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (AP) - A company with deep roots in central Wisconsin is closing most of its operations.

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Figi's was founded in Marshfield in 1944 and markets cheese and meat gifts, candy and other goods directly to consumers. The company says 276 people will lose their jobs by mid-March. Some already have been laid off. The employees work in Marshfield, Stevens Point and Neillsville.

Mason Companies purchased Figi's in 2013.

Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

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