The Ameri can Greetings Corp. northern Utah distribution center will remain open, center manager Ron Malsom said.

The 12-year-old Brigham City plant had been among 14 American Greetings facilities nationwide under consideration for possible consolida tion or closure, Malsom said.But corporate officials in Cleve land, Ohio, removed the Brigham City facility from the list, he said. It had been considered for possible clo sure since this past winter.

The plant employs 165 Utahns making greeting cards, gift wrap and other paper products. It serves as an American Greetings distribution center for the western states.