Tupperware Closing Its Last US-Based Factory

The iconic American brand Tupperware will be closing its last U.S.-based factory, the company announced Thursday.

The small town of Hemingway, South Carolina, was home to the last remaining manufacturing plant for the versatile plastic containers. The plant was opened in 1976. The layoffs of the remaining 148 employees are to begin on Sept. 28 with the plant permanently closing by Jan 14, 2025.

Tupperware Brands said eligible employees will be offered severance packages and early retirement, the Post and Courier reported.

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