ATLANTA EMPLOYMENT NEWS AND EVENTS
Norton Packaging Creating 90 Monticello Jobs
Norton Packaging is opening a new manufacturing facility in Jasper County, investing $12 million and creating 90 new jobs.
Norton specializes in containers that hold a wide variety of products, and will manufacture plastic injection molded rigid shipping containers at the Monticello facility. Some of the industries the company services include paint, janitorial, petrochemical, adhesive, agricultural chemicals and food packaging. The 76,000-square-foot Monticello location will service the southeast region of the United States as well as Puerto Rico and Europe. Norton plans to begin hiring by July 2013. Georgia Quick Start will assist the company with its training needs.
"This location in Georgia's heartland is an outgrowth of a business strategy to extend existing customer relationships in addition to expanding our customer base in fast-growing markets," said Scott Norton, co-president of Norton Packaging. "We were drawn here by the state's advantageous business climate, and we look forward to becoming an integral part of the community."
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