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WS Packaging to invest $43m, create 231 new job

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WS Packaging Group will expand its current operations in Knoxville by opening a new location in the PBR Building, at 10215 Caneel Dr. The company will consolidate its Knoxville facilities, invest $43 million, and create 231 new jobs.

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WS Packaging Group, Inc. is one of the largest label converting operations in North America with more than 45 years of experience in label printing and packaging. It operates 21 manufacturing facilities and produces high-quality packaging products.

Its customers range in size from small businesses to large, high-volume manufacturers and consumer product goods companies doing business locally, nationally and in marketplaces worldwide. The company has more than 1,800 employees.

Through this consolidation of facilities and expansion, WS Packaging Group will move all of their Knoxville facilities to the new location in the PBR Building to create synergy between the different operations, and plans to complete the move to their new facility by mid-July.

The company plans to begin initial hiring in March and April.

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