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Silgan Plastics (Chesterfield, MO), a leading North American manufacturer of plastic containers, has announced the construction of a new production facility in Hazelwood, MO, a suburb of St. Louis. This expansion is in addition to the recently announced greenfield facility in the borough of North East, PA. The facility further optimizes customer support and is logistically located to take on additional growth, says Silgan.

PlasticsToday Staff

April 9, 2015

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Silgan Plastics begins construction of Missouri facility

Construction has begun on the approximately 335,000-sq-ft plant and will bring at least 120 new manufacturing jobs to the area. The facility is expected to be operational in late 2015.

"The primary focus of the facility is to support the growth of existing long-term strategic customers, lower the overall operating cost of our manufacturing network, and to provide a platform for growth in target markets," said Sarah Macdonald, President of Silgan Plastics.

Silgan Plastics operates 20 manufacturing facilities throughout North America, providing packaging services to a variety of markets, including the personal care, food, healthcare and household and industrial sectors.

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