Raleigh County packaging plant eyes expansion, creation of jobs


CHARLESTON, WV (AP) – Packaging manufacturer Klockner Pentaplast is expanding a production facility in West Virginia. The plant is located in Beaver in Raleigh County.

Gov. Jim Justice’s office says Klockner Pentaplast will add thermoforming capabilities for the North American sustainable food tray market.

A news release from Justice’s office says the investment includes several million dollars in economic development to the area. The plant expansion will create 21 full-time jobs.

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