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Axium Packaging Plans Archdale, North Carolina, Manufacturing Operations

Axium Packaging, a manufacturer of packaging and containers, will establish a manufacturing facility in Archdale, North Carolina. The $32 million project is expected to create 118 jobs over the next three years.

The 150,000-square-foot Randolph County facility will be the company’s 19th plant in North America.

“I appreciate the collaboration between state and local partners to bring this project to North Carolina,” said Paul Judge, President of Axium Packaging. “We’re grateful for their support throughout the expedited site selection process which helped us identify the right location for Axium’s expansion. We are excited to begin operating in 2024 and look forward to contributing to this community.”

The project is being supported by a performance-based grant of $365,000 from the One North Carolina Fund. The One NC Fund provides financial assistance to local governments to help attract economic investment and create jobs. Companies receive no money upfront and must meet job creation and capital investment targets to qualify for payment. All One NC grants require matching participation from local governments and any award is contingent upon that condition being met.

"Axium’s choice to come to Randolph County and join North Carolina’s manufacturing community underscores our reputation as the best state to do business,” noted Governor Cooper. “We offer many advantages from collaborative workforce training to a well-maintained infrastructure that will help manufacturers thrive.”

Headquartered in New Albany, Ohio, Axium is a leading manufacturer of packaging for personal care, household chemical, over-the-counter pharmaceutical and food markets.

“With the largest manufacturing workforce in the Southeast, North Carolina is a clear choice for growing manufacturers,” added N.C. Commerce Secretary Machelle Baker Sanders. “North Carolina’s concentrated supply chain for plastics and chemical production melded with a talented research infrastructure and job training system will support Axium’s long-term growth strategy.”

In addition to the North Carolina Department of Commerce and Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC), other key partners in this project include the North Carolina General Assembly, North Carolina Community College System, Duke Energy, Randolph County Economic Development Corporation, Randolph County and the City of Archdale.

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