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Tetra Pak to shed 150 jobs in Lund

One of Tetra Pak's offices in Lund. Photo: Agnes Henriksson Fjeldstad/TT

Published: 07.Nov.2018 14:32 hrs

The Swedish food packaging giant Tetra Pak is to cut as many as 150 jobs in the city of Lund as it moves to automate production.

Seventy staff at the company's Lund plant were informed last week that they would be laid off, with a further 80 receiving the same unwelcome news at an information meeting on Tuesday. 
 
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