Publications International Ltd., an Illinois-based publishing company, will cut 50 employees and permanently close three facilities in southeastern Wisconsin.
“The closure has been prompted by the loss of the agreement to distribute goods for Phoenix International Publications, which is handled at this location,” wrote Dawn Leibly, a Publications International representative, in a letter notifying the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.
The three facilities that will close are located in an industrial park four miles southeast of Yorkville: 1333 Grandview Parkway, 1221 Grandview Parkway and 1515 Grandview Parkway. A fourth facility operated by Publications International in that same industrial park, at 1101 Sylvania Ave., will remain open.
Leibly said the company will eliminate the positions in phases from April 1 to June 30.