RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) – Governor Ralph Northam announced on Tuesday that Klöckner Pentaplast Group will expand its operations in Wythe County, as well as Louisa County.
Both projects will create 54 new jobs and includes an investment of $68 million.
A total of 28 jobs will be created in Louisa County and 26 new jobs will be coming to Wythe County.
The Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission is supporting this project with a $125,000 Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund Grant.
Klöckner Pentaplast Group is a global leader in rigid and flexible packaging and specialty film solutions, serving the pharmaceutical, medical device, food, beverage and card markets, among others.
Klöckner Pentaplast plays an integral role in the customer value chain by safeguarding product integrity, assuring safety and consumer health, improving sustainability, and protecting brand reputation.
The company was founded in 1965 in Montabaur, Germany and has operations in 18 countries and employs over 5,900 people committed to serving customers worldwide in over 60 locations, including 32 production sites.
Its first North American production facility was established in 1979 in Gordonsville, Virginia.
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