Pactiv investing $14.5m in wood fiber molding


Pactiv Corp. has completed the first three phases of a $14.5 million expansion of its capacity to manufacture hinged food carryout containers.

Spokesman Matthew Gonring said in a July 20 telephone interview that the three newest manufacturing lines will add 25 jobs at the Moorhead, Minn., plant, which employs 150 in wood fiber molding. The 110,000-square-foot plant is on 17 acres.

“The plant formerly was set up for the manufacture of egg cartons made from recycled paper,” he said. “We chose this location for our hingeware production...
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