beverage industry layoffs 2018


Coca-Cola Closing Bottling Plant in Okmulgee, OK; 246 Jobs Affected

Coca-Cola Bottling

The Coca-Cola Co’s (NYSE:KO) restructuring will result in hundreds of employees in Okmulgee, Oklahoma looking for work. Coca-Cola is closing its manufacturing operations in Okmulgee and consolidating operations with its Oklahoma City bottling facility. The move comes less than a year after the territory in Oklahoma was acquired by Arca Continental (BMV:AC), the second-largest Coca-Cola bottler (more…)

Pabst Brewing Company Axes 18% of Workforce

Pabst Brewing Company

Pabst Brewing Company might have been named 2016 Large Brewery of the Year, but that doesn’t translate into job security. The Los Angeles-based brewer announced another round of mass layoffs, eliminating 70 positions, or 18% of the total workforce. This is the second time Pabst Brewing Company layoffs have been announced in as many years.