Asalea to close nappy factory; 26 jobs to go

Staff reporters
Thu, 25 Jun 2020

Asaleo Care is giving up on its local baby nappy business and will close its manufacturing facility in Te Rapa, which will see 26 staff lose their jobs. The tissue maker hasn’t been able to generate adequate returns from the New Zealand baby diaper business, despite five years of investing in the Treasures brand and manufacturing technology. After reviewing the business, Asaleo said none were commercially viable and it’s going to close the NZ diaper factory. The 26 affected staff will receive their full entitlements,...

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