A new logistics company will expand, adding two new manufacturing facilities at the Savannah Port Logistics Center in Pooler.
Plastic Express, a leader in the plastic resins industry with a subsidiary that also provides logistics for other industries, will create 166 new jobs and invest more than $172 million.
“We are excited that Plastic Express chose to expand their operations here in Georgia,” said Governor Brian Kemp. The company will be one of the top five export customers for the Georgia Ports Authority, he said.
Headquartered in California, Plastic Express has trucking terminals, warehouse facilities, loading docks, and packaging plants across the country, including a facility in Dalton. The company plans to be in the new facility by October 1, 2019.
The expansion will make Georgia a leader in the Southeast for the export of resins, said Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch.
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