Simplot Company Announce Closure Of Western Stockmen Supply In Burley

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By Paul Johnson

Burley, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Western Stockmen’s Supply, 1001 West Main Street in Burley will be closing their doors very soon. That’s according to Simplot Corporation who is the parent company. Spokesman David Cuoio said the closure will impact 8 employees. Western Stockmen needs to improve efficiency and provide more flexibility into products and services to customers Cuoio said. The Burley mill is more than 70 years old and according to company officials the facility is no longer efficient. It’s not known at this time if equipment will be replaced. The company will host a customer appreciation Wednesday from 11am to 2pm. The facility will close on Friday. At this time the company hasn’t said if the employees will be offered jobs elsewhere in the company although according to Cuoio several have already found work elsewhere. Jerome is the next nearest Western Stockmen’s Supply facility.


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