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Klöckner Pentaplast Group to create 54 new jobs in Virginia

Christian Fernsby |
Klöckner Pentaplast Group (kp) will invest a total of $68 million to expand its facilities in Louisa County and Wythe County, creating 54 new jobs in the Commonwealth.

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Topics: VIRGINIA   

The company will expand capacity at its operation at 3585 Klöckner Road in Gordonsville, creating 28 new jobs.

The Louisa County facility manufactures pharmaceutical and medical device packaging films. Klöckner Pentaplast will also create 26 jobs at its Wythe County facility, located at 555 East Buck Avenue in Rural Retreat, which produces packaging films for the food and beverage industry.

Virginia successfully competed with West Virginia for the expansions.

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.

With a broad portfolio of packaging and product films and services, 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.

Founded in 1965 in Montabaur, Germany, Klöckner Pentaplast has operations in 18 countries and employs over 5,900 people worldwide in over 60 locations, including 32 production sites. The company established its first North American production facility in 1979 in Gordonsville, Virginia.

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