President Container Group, a company that manufactures corrugated packaging such as sheets, boxes, trays, partitions and point-of-sale displays, started construction on its state-of-the-art 100,000-square-foot plant expansion in Wallkill, Orange County, New York.
The $40 million expansion will house President Container Group’s second state-of-the-art corrugator and new converting equipment, which will substantially increase the company’s manufacturing capacity.
Larry Grossbard, Co-President, President Container Group said, “We are extremely proud to break ground on President Container’s 100,000 square foot expansion at our state-of-the-art super plant in Wallkill, NY. Our theme is “Manufacturing For The Next Generation” and we are proud to be part of this community. We are extremely grateful for all of our essential partners. Our deep thanks to those great teams for being accessible and helpful. We appreciate everyone’s support and expertise every day. It’s great to run a business in this community when you have this level of support."
Empire State Development awarded up to $3 million in Excelsior Jobs Tax Credits as an incentives in exchange for President Container Group’s investment and a commitment to create 50 new jobs at the facility.
Empire State Development Acting Commissioner and President & CEO-designate Eric Gertler said, “The expansion of President Container Group’s manufacturing facility in Orange County represents a $40 million investment in the region and will ensure that job retention and creation in the region are maintained in the manufacturing sector, which is an integral part of the region’s economic strategy.”
According to PCG officials, the company’s expansion will ensure that job retention and creation in the region are maintained in the manufacturing sector, which is an integral part of the region’s economic strategy. Additionally, not only has President Container Group invested in the newest industry technologies, making it the premier and largest corrugated manufacturing facility in North America under one roof, this project will bolster the local supply chain, and employ talent in the Mid-Hudson Region.