Smurfit Stone in New Hartford closing its doors October 1

By WKTV News

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - Smurfit Stone in New Hartford is shutting its doors October 1, according to the pink slips that were handed out Thursday.

Smurfit, which has 145 locations nationwide, filed for bankruptcy two years ago.

In January, we told you about a company called "Rock Tenn" taking over.

One employee tells us the New Hartford location has been shrinking, now with only one shift, operating four days a week.

There is no word on the number of layoffs or if anyone will be transferred.

Calls to the company were unsuccessful.

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