Packaging International to invest $20 million, employ 43 in Staunton, Va.
The company is a provider of packaging solutions to food, beverage and other consumer products companies. The project will create 43 new jobs.
Graphic Packaging International, a subsidiary of Graphic Packaging Holding Company, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is a provider of packaging solutions for a wide variety of products to food, beverage and other consumer products companies.
The company is one of the largest producers of folding cartons and holds a leading market position in coated-unbleached kraft and coated-recycled board. The company's customers include some of the most widely recognized companies in the world.
The Virginia Economic Development Partnership worked with the City of Staunton and the Shenandoah Valley Partnership to secure the project for Virginia. Governor Terry McAuliffe approved a $250,000 grant from the Commonwealth’s Opportunity Fund to assist Staunton with the project.
The company is eligible to receive state benefits from the Virginia Enterprise Zone Program, administered by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development. Funding and services to support the company’s employee training activities will be provided through the Virginia Jobs Investment Program. ■