MIDDLETON, Wis. — American Girl is closing its call center and distribution operations in Wilmot, affecting 185 regular and seasonal employees.

The distribution center is scheduled to close June 29 and the call center in the first quarter of 2019. The Middleton-based company says the decision to consolidate operations is part of its ongoing efforts to cut costs and increase efficiency.

Distribution work will move to American Girl's DeForest and Middleton facilities. The call center operations will move to Middleton after the Christmas holiday season.