NORFOLK, Neb. – Changes are coming to a northeast Nebraska employer, though specific details remain unclear.

Several employees at Cardinal Health’s Norfolk site, speaking on condition of anonymity, said they were told on Wednesday morning that the company would be moving some of its production to other sites outside of the facility. Norfolk.

In an email to NCN on Wednesday, Cardinal Health confirmed that operational changes are expected by April 2023, while stating that there is no immediate effect on the employment status of staff members. .

“We are continually adapting our business to meet the changing needs of our industry and have made the difficult decision to transfer partial production from this facility to other suppliers over the coming year,” the company statement read. “Any potential impact on employees will be assessed and communicated transparently. There is no immediate impact on employees.

In March 2021, Cardinal announced that it had signed an agreement to sell part of its business to Hellman & Friedman for approximately $1 billion. The transaction is expected to close in the first half of Cardinal Health’s 2022 fiscal year.

Cardinal Health has been in business for 50 years and operates in over 40 countries. It employs approximately 48,000 employees worldwide.