Market: Packaging Paper & Board
Posted December 7, 2017
The Georgia Department of Economic Development and the Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority announced that Graphic Packaging International (GPI) will invest $136 million in the modernization of its Macon mill.
GPI employs more than 1,330 employees in Georgia, and the Macon mill investment will help retain more than 460 manufacturing jobs.
GPI’s Macon mill makes paperboard used in packaging for the food and beverage industry. The investment will enhance its capability by adding a state-of-the-art curtain coater, automate certain processes, and upgrade the water, generator and air systems to improve the mill’s environmental profile.
Graphic Packaging Holding Company, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is a leading provider of paper-based packaging solutions for a wide variety of products to food, beverage and other consumer product companies.