Richmond County Daily Journal
The president and CEO of the company taking over the former Rexam Plant in Hamlet said Thursday that the hiring of production workers should begin in the coming months.
“We’re very excited about this new project,” Plastek CEO Dennis Prischak said in a phone call Thursday. “It works out really well for us, and we’re looking forward to bringing some bright news for the future of that factory, which received some bad news in the past year.”
The County Home Road plant was vacated by Rexam at the end of 2009, leaving about 220 people out of a job. The company shifted production to another U.S. plant.
During the second week of April, Gov. Bev Perdue made an appearance at the Cole Auditorium to announce The Plastek Group had agreed to purchase the facility, and bring 250 jobs and $19 million in investment to the county.
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