The Council Leader and Depute Leader of Dumfries and Galloway Council have met with Government Ministers in a bid to save jobs in Annan.
It comes after one of the town's largest employers, Young's Seafood Limited, announced they intend to close their Pinneys of Scotland site.
450 jobs are at risk as the site faces potential closure, which could happen before the end of 2018.
Council Leader, Elaine Murray and Depute Leader, Rob Davidson, said their intentions are to save as many jobs as they can, and to urge Young's Seafood to reconsider their decision.
Young's Seafood Limited said it would begin a consultation on the future of the factory.