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Archer Daniels Midland Announces Plan to Cut 1,000 Jobs

By Kate MacArthur

Jan. 11, 2012

Archer Daniels Midland Co. has plans to cut about 1,000 workers from its worldwide workforce, including hundreds in Illinois.

The Decatur, Illinois-based company said in a news release that the cuts represent 3 percent of the company’s total workforce.

ADM did not break out the number of cuts in Illinois, but a source with knowledge of the plans says hundreds will be cut in the state.

Filed by Kate MacArthur of Crain’s Chicago Business, a sister publication of Workforce Management. To comment, email

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