Gov. Northam announces 50 new jobs headed to Pittsylvania County

Southside Virginia News

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — On Tuesday, Governor Ralph Northam announced that Intertape Polymer Group, Inc. (IPG) is bringing 50 new jobs into the area, while also expanding its manufacturing operation in Pittsylvania County to increase production for its e-retail packaging, coatings, and films.

IPG is a packaging products and systems company that supplies to retailers and manufacturers.

The company will add 30,000 square feet to its facility at 1101 Eagle Springs Road and act on a series of investments in production, operations, and capacity, totaling approximately $45 million over the next four years.

Virginia successfully competed with other states including Colorado, North Carolina, and Utah for this project.

“Intertape Polymer Group has a long and successful history in Pittsylvania County, and we are thrilled to see the company continue to thrive in our Commonwealth. This significant investment and the creation of high-quality jobs is a win for our diverse advanced manufacturing industry and represents an important step forward in our efforts to ensure Virginia has a sustainable economic recovery.”

Gov. Ralph Northam

IPG is a recognized leader in the development, manufacture and sale of a variety of paper and film-based pressure-sensitive and water-activated tapes, polyethylene and specialized polyolefin films, protective packaging, engineered coated products, and packaging machinery for industrial and retail use.

The company is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec and Sarasota, Florida and employs approximately 3,500 with operations in 31 locations, including 21 manufacturing facilities in North America, four in Asia, and one in Europe.

IPG currently employs over 300 Virginians at its 45-acre operation in Pittsylvania County.

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