Graham Packaging breaks ground on Kentucky blowmolding facility


Graham Packaging (York, PA), a manufacturer and designer of blowmolded plastic containers used to package a variety of consumer projects, broke ground on a new facility in Bowling Green, KY. The $31.5 million facility will be the company's fourth Kentucky location, with one plant in Lexington and two in Florence. Combined they employ a total of 230 people in the state.

The 245,000-square-foot plant will be located in the South Central Kentucky Industrial Park and will be outfitted with new molding equipment. It will operate four lines with output exceeding 64 million liquid laundry containers of varying sizes each year. The company expects to be operational by early next year and will generate employment for 68 people.

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