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Manufacturers continue to hum along in 2018, with companies announcing a series of investments to expand their businesses and meet rising demand. These investments also mean more jobs for American workers. Last week, Hershey broke ground on a new $60 million expansion expected to create 110 new manufacturing jobs; Martin Technologies is creating 250 new jobs in Tennessee.

Indiana-based plastics manufacturer Berry Global is following suit, announcing plans this week to expand its manufacturing footprint in Evansville, Indiana with a $70 million investment expected to create 150 new jobs:

Berry Global on Tuesday announced plans to expand its manufacturing operations in Evansville by investing $70 million dollars in new equipment and creating up to 150 new jobs by 2020…

“Global manufacturing companies like Berry Global continue to build products in Indiana that power the world,” Gov. Eric J. Holcomb said in a news release. “With ongoing growth and job creation in Indiana, it’s clear Berry has found a winning solution in our state, taking advantage of our low-cost business environment and skilled workforce.

The expansion will include four new thermoforming lines to produce plastic packaging. According to the company, the new openings will include both entry-level manufacturing and skilled trade positions.

Berry Global employs 23,000 workers at 130 locations across U.S.

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"...taking advantage of our low-cost business environment and skilled workforce."

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