Master Lock Closure Shocks Milwaukee Community

Supporting Workers in Transition to New Opportunities

Master Lock recently announced the closure of its Milwaukee manufacturing plant, located at 32nd and Center streets, in March 2024. The news came as a surprise to most within the Milwaukee community. Anger amongst both residents and city leaders was widely displayed across local news outlets and on social media. According to Master Lock, the decision to close its Milwaukee plant stems from the company’s commitment to enhancing supply chain resilience and maximizing potential business growth.

This decision undoubtedly brings uncertainty and concerns to the hardworking employees affected by the closure. While this change may be challenging, it also presents an opportunity for affected employees to explore new job avenues and fresh career paths.

By working with a Staffing Agency, you will receive career guidance, support, and access to immediate job opportunities. Here at SEEK Careers/Staffing, our dedicated team is committed to helping displaced workers navigate this transition period and discover new paths towards a successful future.

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To kick-start your journey towards immediate employment, we encourage you to schedule an interview with one of our expert Talent Specialists. One click is all it takes to find your new career!

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At SEEK Careers/Staffing, we recognize the disappointment and uncertainty caused by the closure of Master Lock’s Milwaukee manufacturing plant. We are here to help you find your future. Schedule your interview today, explore our diverse job listings, and let us guide you towards a brighter future filled with new opportunities.

Additonal Milwaukee Area Job Resources

Job Center of Wisconsin
Department of Workforce Development – Job Seekers
SEEK Milwaukee South Branch

Media Sources
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Fox 6 Milwaukee


To learn more about finding a temporary job, please contact SEEK Careers/Staffing anytime at 262.377.8888. You can text us or call us – whatever is easier for you. You can also visit our website at for more information. We are happy to talk with you to help you find the job that’s right for you!

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