Copac completes packaging facility expansion in Spartanburg County, US

2 April 2014 (Last Updated April 2nd, 2014 18:30)

Packaging services provider Copac Global Packaging has completed the expansion of its facility located at Spartanburg County in the US.

Packaging services provider Copac Global Packaging has completed the expansion of its facility located at Spartanburg County in the US.

As part of the $14.8m expansion project, the company has developed an additional 50,000ft² of manufacturing space at its existing facility to enhance the production capacity.

The expanded facility is said to enable the company to consolidate operations that are currently carried out in separate buildings, into a single workflow.

Copac CEO Jerry Lux said the new space will allow the company to install new equipment and reconfigure workflows to operate efficiently in order to better serve its customers.

"We are pleased to have completed construction on the building expansion. Our business has been growing rapidly for the past several years," Lux said.

"The new space will allow the company to install new equipment and reconfigure workflows to operate efficiently."

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved approximately $100,000 grant for site development and real property improvements associated with the project, which is expected to create 32 new jobs in the region.

Economic Recruitment and Development Committee of Spartanburg County chairman David Britt said: "As a state-of-the-art packaging company, we appreciate Copac making this investment in Spartanburg and we look forward to working with them on any future growth plans they may have."

Copac offers packaging services to domestic and global customers in specific niche markets, focusing on high-end folding cartons, labels, inserts, and hang tags.

The company has additional operations in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia.