Am I Next? Major layoffs at vitamin-maker Rexall Sundown.

Boca Raton, Florida-based Rexall Sundown, Inc., a manufacturer, of vitamins and nutritional supplements, has filed a WARN (Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification) notice with the State of Florida noting that it will be “further consolidating its supply chain network to increase efficiency” and that the company plans to wind down operations a three Florida facilities (Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach, and Boca Raton) in the coming months. The restructuring will result in the permanent loss of 250 jobs with the eventual permanent closing of the facilities.

Rexall Sundown is owned by Ronkonkoma-based Nature’s Bounty, a producer of vitamins and nutritional supplements, which in turn is owned by Alphabet Holding Company which is company controlled by Washington, DC-based The Carlyle Group. a private equity and global investment firm.

Change is coming. There will always be a tomorrow, no matter how much you may try to ignore it. There are no guarantees in life, or promises for a bright future. Just because something bad hasn't happened yet, doesn't mean it won't. It can happen to anyone, anytime, anywhere ... are you now wondering, Am I Next?