Diageo to close Dorval, Quebec bottling plant
Since 2003, the Dorval facility has bottled Smirnoff Ice, Smirnoff Ice Triple Black and Smirnoff Twisted V Flavors for Diageo's Ready-to-Drink (RTD) portfolio.
"We are constantly reviewing our Supply chain and looking for opportunities to drive greater cost efficiencies and effectiveness, while maintaining our commitment to the highest quality products. This is a tough business decision, but one that will help Diageo remain highly competitive in a declining but profitable RTD segment in
Production will be moved to Delta Beverages in Woodbridge, Ontario. "This will increase efficiencies and significantly lower costs in our supply chain while continuing to maintain our high-quality standards for Diageo's core line of Ready-to-Drink beverages," commented
"We will be providing counseling and reclassification/outplacement services to our employees to support them during these changes."
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