August 2020

Aptar to close two Connecticut plants

The Aptar Group will close its Connecticut facilities in Torrington and Stratford, laying off 290 people in the process, according to the company. The layoffs will begin Sept. 15; the Torrington facility will officially close by the end of December; the Stratford facility will be shuttered by the end of March 2021. Both factories make packaging for Aptar Beauty + Home, which will be consolidated to facilities in Illinois, New Jersey and Mexico.