hillips announced plans to close its manufacturing and distribution facility this July, effectively cutting 100 jobs (13% of its Maryland workforce). The spokeswoman for the seafood distributor said that since the plant began operations in 2002, the company hasn’t grown as much as they’d expected. Warehousing will now be shifted to Merchants Terminal Corp. (now MTC Logistics), with further help from Dot Foods. Phillips may decide to lease some of the plant as office space for Baltimore tenants.
The company’s 8.5-acre headquarters on Fort Ave will remain home to their sales, marketing, research and development staff.
Read more at the Baltimore Business Journal here.