After completing a 29,000-ft2 addition to its facilities in Daviess County, Berry Plastics Corp. announced that it is investing $5 million on a new production line. The plant is located near the city of Odon. The expansion, which is receiving tax abatement incentives from the county, is expected to create up to five new jobs.
“The investment in Daviess County and the local economy reflects Berry Plastics’ continued belief in the high-quality support provided by the residents and local communities,” said Dave Corey, president of Berry Plastics Specialty Films Division. “This investment being made in a very challenging flexible film manufacturing application and successful operation is dependent on dedicated, highly competent personnel. Berry Plastics reviewed the overall business and operational requirements for this investment and determined that Daviess County met all criteria and has proven to be an outstanding manufacturing base.”
A press release from the company noted that beyond the initial project phase, Berry Plastics’ future plans could include additional capital investment and employment at the selected site as additional capacity is required by the market....