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10 Million Dollar Expansion of Lanett Plant Brings New Jobs

By Alabama Public Radio

Lanett, AL – A 10 million dollar expansion of the MeadWestvaco Packaging Systems plant in Lanett is expected to bring 55 new jobs into the area. Governor Riley says the Lanett plant was chosen over Atlanta and Chicago locations. The Lanett plant will get a second central impression press line installed as well as related support equipment. The plant currently employs more than 170 people. The new press is expected to start up by next March.

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