Berry Plastics will expand its manufacturing facility in Jackson, Tennessee. Berry Plastics’ Jackson facility manufactures bottles, vials and closures for the healthcare market. The company will be creating between 70 to 80 new jobs in Madison County.
With this expansion, Berry Plastics will streamline its production and increase capacity. The company will add 18 additional manufacturing cells and produce a variety of plastic containers and bottles at the facility.
“We appreciate the support of the local community and its leadership,” Berry Plastics Plant Manager David Hardin said. “Their support fosters the opportunity for us to bring additional jobs and investment to Jackson. Berry Plastics’ leadership has positioned the Jackson facility for current and future growth in an effort to cost effectively serve our customers.“
“The creation of these jobs to Jackson emphasizes the potential in our community for industries to thrive,” Jackson Mayor Jerry Gist said. “Jackson offers many factors for success including a great location and a qualified workforce.”
“Berry Plastics has made tremendous strides with its existing facility in our community,” Madison County Mayor Jimmy Harris said. “The company’s strong presence and commitment to Jackson-Madison County significantly reinstates our sustainability in an industrial climate.”