Illinois-based Pregis Corp. is planning a more than $2 million expansion at its packaging facility in Plymouth. The global company is looking to add 10 workers as part of a relocation effort. June 25, 2014

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PLYMOUTH, Ind. – (June 24, 2014) – Pregis Protective Packaging Solutions, an international manufacturer of polyethylene bubble wrap, foam, and other packaging materials, plans to expand its Plymouth facility. This week, the Plymouth City Council approved tax abatement for Pregis' approximately $2.3 million investment in the city.

Pregis was founded in 1986 and currently operates a 360,000 sq. ft. complex in Plymouth. The expansion includes the lease of a nearby 62,000 sq. ft. building to allow for the relocation of a portion of the company’s operations and the addition of new manufacturing equipment. The new equipment will be used to produce low-density polyethylene hybrid cushioning (HC) film used by Pregis' AirSpeed Versa brand of protective packaging equipment. The new facility is expected to be operational by the end of the third quarter and will double previous production capacity. The expansion will create 10 new jobs.

“Pregis has operations throughout the country. The company's decision to invest here, speaks well of the opportunities for business expansion and retention in Plymouth and Marshall County,” said Marshall County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Jerry Chavez. Mayor Mark Senter said, “This is a company on the move. The City of Plymouth is glad to be a part of Pregis' growth.”

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The City of Plymouth is a thriving community of more than 10,000 people, located in North-Central Indiana at the crossroads of U.S. Highways 30 and 31.

Pregis Corporation is a leading global provider of innovative protective packaging materials and systems providing solutions for a wide variety of consumer and industrial market segments including food, beverage, healthcare, medical devices, agricultural, e-commerce, retail, automotive, furniture, electronics, construction and military/aerospace. Pregis currently operates 21 facilities in 10 countries in North America and Europe.

Source: The City of Plymouth

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