Masterbrand temporarily shuts down Ferdinand plant

From Local Sources

FERDINAND — Masterbrand has temporarily closed its Ferdinand facility after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.

According to a company spokesperson, the company was made aware on Wednesday that an employee at the plant had tested positive. That employee was last at work on March 31.

“We are ensuring that all associates who may have been in prolonged close contact with the individual will isolate and monitor symptoms for 14 days,” the spokesperson said. “We have also decided to temporarily close the Ferdinand facility for additional cleaning and sanitation.”

The plant will resume normal operations on Monday.

“Our thoughts are with our employee and their family,” the spokesperson said. “We are continuously monitoring developments in Indiana to make sure we are protecting our workforce, their families, and the communities we call home.”

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