Jostens moving production jobs to Tennessee

The Bloomington-based maker of yearbooks, class rings and similar products will start phasing out nearly 400 jobs in July. The director of communications for Jostens told the Topeka Capital-Journal, "the transition is expected to be substantially complete by January of 2013."
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The Bloomington-based maker of yearbooks, class rings and similar products will start phasing out nearly 400 jobs in July. The director of communications for Jostens told the Topeka Capital-Journal, "the transition is expected to be substantially complete by January of 2013."

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