Wednesday, February 6, 2013
As part of an existing plan to eliminate 1,500 jobs, Energizer representatives in Town & Country confirm 290 of the layoffs will take place at its Maryville, MO, plant.
Energizer Holdings Inc. managers this week said the positions of 290 employees in Maryville, MO, will be eliminated as part of a previously announced restructuring, according to a WARN (Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act) notice filed Jan. 28 with the U.S. Department of Labor. WARN protects workers, their families, and communities by requiring most employers with 100 or more employees to provide notification 60 calendar days in advance of plant closings and mass layoffs. Energizer spokesperson Ken Fields tells Patch this set of layoffs did not impact local Town & Country employees, although he agrees it is confusing, given the references to both the Maryville Energizer campus in the St. Louis area and the company's battery …
Friday, November 9, 2012
Town and Country based Energizer plans to slash its global workforce by 10 percent and close three factories, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Town and Country based Energizer Holdings Inc. plans to reduce its global workforce by more than 10 percent. However, it's still unclear how many local employees will be affected. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The article states that the downsizing will include closing three manufacturing plants and impact about 1,500 employees. The plan is reportedly part of company-wide restructuring that is estimated to save Energizer approximately $200 million in annual pre-tax savings. In August, Energizer announced it would begin reviewing its operations after slow battery sales and increased competition, according to the Post-Dispatch. (Read the complete St. Louis Post-…
Sunday, November 13, 2011
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Town and Country-based Energizer is changing the "keep going" campaign to "Now that's positivenergy."
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Cal Ripken Jr. visits Town and Country for the Energizer Keep Going Hall of Fame ceremony.
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Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Kevin Kline, not the actor Kevin Kline, but the actor's nephew, has something amazing to brag about now. Or rather, something else to brag about. The 1988 Oakville High School graduate was inducted into the Energizer Keep Going Hall of Fame by Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, Jr. Kline was recognized at a ceremony Tuesday at Energizer's Town and Country offices where Ripken acted as the master of ceremonies. Kline was selected out of more than 1,000 nominees. He was inducted into the hall of fame by the first inductee, Cal Ripken, Jr. Ripken retired from professional baseball after playing 2,632 consecutive games. He has since gone on to work in communities nationwide through his foundation and Cal Ripken Baseball. Energizer…
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Baseball Hall of Famer, Cal Ripken Jr. is in Town and Country Tuesday as the master of ceremonies for a hall of fame that has nothing to do with baseball.
Major League Baseball Hall of Famer, Cal Ripken, Jr. is in Town and Country Tuesday, as the Master of Ceremonies for a hall of fame that’s not baseball. Ripkin Jr. will help to induct an area resident into the Energizer Keep Going Hall of Fame at the Energizer headquarters in Town and Country. A spokesperson for the event said it's an effort to recognize everyday people. The hall of fame was started six years ago, according to event coordinators, to honor those people who share the "keep going spirit" of the Energizer Bunny and use their spirit to have a positive impact and make a difference in their community. Ripkin Jr. is an honorary inductee. Event coordinators said Ripkin Jr. induct the nephew of action Kevin Kline, also named Kevin …