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Plant Processes: Conveyor Belts and Primo Cuts

plant processes: The plant processes more than 30,000 hogs a week, slaughtering the swine, derinding, deboning and slicing them into primo cuts for Canadian grocery chains and for export to China and Japan, according to Toronto Star. The hiring sign has become part of the grass for me, said Morreale, Conestoga's vice-president of operations, zigzagging around the conveyor belts carrying carcasses to be cut by butchers wearing helmets, earmuffs, goggles and white robes. Outside Conestoga Meats, a huge hiring sign has become a fixture in front of the 115,000-square-foot facility located in this community near Kitchener. We just can't find enough Canadians to do the job, said Morreale, whose company has 950 employees, including 70 temporary foreign workers. We have temporary foreign workers, but these are year-round jobs and we want them to stay permanently. The industry is such that we have difficulties attracting and retaining individuals, said Morreale. ( As reported in the news.