Mercury Paper will invest $25 million to expand its paper converting operations in Strasburg, Virginia
, with plans to create 96 additional jobs by early 2015.
Governor Terry McAuliffe
said, “It’s exciting to see the life and employees and the potential in this (Mercury Paper) building. I am excited to see what happens with the company and its combination of employees and growth is truly exciting. The team at Mercury Paper is making a great product at a great price. I’m sure, with this investment, Oasis Brands’ FIORA will continue to be the fastest growing brand and a leader.”
“The Commonwealth of Virginia has a strong workforce
to support our tissue converting and distribution operations,” said Nathan Hanson, Oasis Brands CEO and Mercury Paper Chairman. “Shenandoah County gives us access to a growing, skilled workforce and a well-developed transportation system
to service major markets and key customers’ main distribution centers. With the pro-business environment and support that exists in Virginia, this community continues to aid in the success of Mercury Paper and Oasis Brands.”