Israeli Plastics Supplier to Locate First U.S. Production Facility In Evansville
Evansville is a growing community. With that comes more job opportunities for the folks in the area, and a big announcement was just made in regards to that.
According to their press release yesterday (7/5/17), Polyram Group, a global producer of raw materials for the plastics industry, will locate its first U.S. production facility in Evansville, with plans to create more than 50 new jobs by 2022. This is great news for Vanderburg County, as it will surely lead to a great economic boost.
The Israel-based manufacturer will lease, renovate and equip a 100,000-square-foot facility in the Vanderburgh Industrial Park. The company pans on beginning renovations on the building later this month. According to the press release, The Polyram Group will start to updated the facility to meet its industrial service requirements and install equipment to produce plastic additives and adhesives for the compounding and food packaging industries.
While the company doesn't plan on starting operations in the Indiana plant until early 2018, they will begin the hiring process much earlier. Polyram Group plans to hire its Indiana plant manager and human resource manager this summer. Hiring for all other positions, including warehousing, maintenance, shift leader, machine operating, accounting and lab jobs, will follow later this year and early next year.
When asked why Evansville was selected to be the first U.S. based plant, Sharon Segev, chief operating officer at Polyram, said “The Evansville area is internationally known for its deep plastic industry roots. Its ideal logistical location and availability of a highly-skilled workforce with all the skill sets required for plastic manufacturing were key factors contributing to our decision.”
This will surely be a great thing for Evansville and its residents as far as economy and jobs go. As more details arise, we will update you about when, where, and how you can apply within the company.
To read the full press release and to learn more about the Polyram Group, click here.