Newell Rubbermaid

Plant Closings Begin to Take Toll on Local Budgets

Sep 12, 2012

GREENVILLE - The Greenville Electric Utility System’s budget for the new fiscal year is expected to reflect the loss of one of the local electric utilities’ biggest customers.

Sulphur Springs News-Telegram

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Just three years after completing a $16 million expansion that doubled its plant size and added 130 workers, Bob Evans Farms Inc. says another expansion is planned at its Sulphur Springs facility. 

Rubbermaid discussion planned by city council

Dec 12, 2011
Jerrod Knight

GREENVILLE - The Greenville City Council meets Tuesday in executive session to discuss the status of the Newell Rubbermaid plant.

Greenville City Manager Steven Alexander has released a statement regarding the announcement made by Rubbermaid that the Greenville plant will be closing in 2012. 

Hundreds to Lose Jobs as Plant Announces Closure

Dec 6, 2011
Jerrod Knight

GREENVILLE - Tough news for the local economy as officials with Greenville’s Newell Rubbermaid plant say they intend to close their doors next year. 

Hundreds of new and existing workers are to benefit from a job-training grant made available through a partnership between Paris Junior College and three Greenville businesses.