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Pregis Plans Anderson, South Carolina, Extrusion Plant

Pregis, a leading global manufacturer of protective packaging, will invest $80 million in a new, state-of-the-art blown film extrusion facility in Anderson, South Carolina. The project is expected to create 120 new jobs.

Headed by industry veterans, the 168,000 square foot facility will feature multiple newly-installed lines producing the latest engineered films that can be used downstream to manufacture performance-oriented, packaging solutions for food, CPG and medical device applications. The plant, expected to be operational in September, will also include a world-class film laboratory to develop and test materials.

"We believe that this new facility will be the most technologically-advanced extrusion facility in North America. The facility has been staffed with technology and market leaders who are focused on developing extruded films that have been engineered to meet market-driven performance requirements," said Kevin Baudhuin, president and CEO, Pregis.

In keeping with Pregis' previously announced 2K30 environmental goals, the Anderson facility will also feature the latest in energy-efficiency in manufacturing and other plant functions. Pregis' objective is to run its businesses in the most sustainable manner possible, so that it improves its carbon footprint, reduces environmental impact, while making significant, positive contributions to people and society.

"We congratulate Pregis on this $80 million investment that will create 120 new jobs within the Anderson County community. We wish them great success in the Palmetto State and look forward to seeing them grow and prosper for a long time," said Governor Henry McMaster.

Pregis is a provider of innovative flexible packaging, protective packaging materials, equipment systems and surface protection. As a material neutral company, the company works with its customers to find the right solution to solve their business challenges. Pregis serves a wide variety of consumer and industrial market segments including food, pharmaceutical, healthcare, medical devices, agricultural, e-commerce, retail, automotive, transportation, furniture, electronics, building, construction, and military/aerospace.

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