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Jones Plastic and Engineering expands Tennessee facility

The company will invest $4.5 million in the plant and create 52 new jobs.

Clare Goldsberry

January 20, 2017

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Jones Plastic and Engineering expands Tennessee facility

Jones Plastic and Engineering Co. LLC, along with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, announced just before the new year an expansion of the company’s Camden, TN, facility. The company will invest $4.5 million in the plant, which provides tooling and injection molding capabilities, and create 52 new jobs.

“Jones Plastic and Engineering is excited to be part of the Benton County community,” said Plant Manager Eric Hicks. “This is the second expansion Jones Plastic and Engineering has made in a four-year period. Jones Plastic looks forward to creating jobs and continually growing in Benton County. The last 20 years have been exceptional and the company intends on helping this community in future endeavors. We would like to thank Benton County and the state of Tennessee for their continued support.”

Jones Plastic will expand its current Camden facility to accommodate growing demand and to make room for new equipment.

In addition to the Camden plant, Jones Plastic and Engineering, headquartered in Louisville, KY, operates molding and tooling facilities in Jeffersontown and Williamsburg in Kentucky; and Chihuahua and Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The company provides injection molding and tooling services for the appliance, consumer goods, packaging and display, outdoor products, medical, electronics and automotive markets. The company employs 2,400 company wide.          

About the Author(s)

Clare Goldsberry

Until she retired in September 2021, Clare Goldsberry reported on the plastics industry for more than 30 years. In addition to the 10,000+ articles she has written, by her own estimation, she is the author of several books, including The Business of Injection Molding: How to succeed as a custom molder and Purchasing Injection Molds: A buyers guide. Goldsberry is a member of the Plastics Pioneers Association. She reflected on her long career in "Time to Say Good-Bye."

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