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SW Virginia Company To Add 100 Jobs, Expand

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A packaging manufacturer in southwest Virginia is adding 100 jobs.

Phoenix Packaging Operations LLC is also investing $20 million to expand its Pulaski County operations. The economic development news was announced Friday by Gov. Bob McDonnell.

Phoenix Packaging is a subsidiary of Grupo Phoenix. It manufactures rigid plastic packaging for customers in the U.S.

McDonnell said the Pulaski County plant was the first U.S. operation for the Latin American company. He says Phoenix has created nearly 500 jobs in Pulaski County and the region.


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