Sept. 11, 2023 - Georgia Governor Brian Kemp announced that Pratt Industries will build a new corrugated box plant in Warner Robins, which is located in central Georgia. The new plant will create more than 125 jobs and over $120 million in investment.
"We're proud of great Georgia-based companies like Pratt Industries and grateful for their continued growth here in the No. 1 state for business," said Governor Kemp. "Expansions like this account for more than 70 percent of last year's economic development projects and are a testament to our business-friendly and partnership approach as we bring more opportunity for hardworking Georgians."
Anthony Pratt, Global Executive Chairman for Pratt Industries, said, "We're very honored to be coming to Warner Robins and we're committed to the great State of Georgia — in fact, Georgia is where our company began. This will bring Pratt's total workforce in Georgia to over 2,100 employees and 11,700 nationwide."
The new manufacturing plant will be the company's 13th site in the state and will bring the company's total investment in Georgia to over $800 million.
"Georgia has substantially grown its role as a regional hub for supporting businesses and manufacturing needs across the Southeast," Pratt said. "We are excited to expand our operations in the region, allowing us to continue to strategically service our customers and grow the business."
The new Pratt facility will be located at Robins Industrial Park, a Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development (GRAD) certified site, in the portion of Warner Robins within Peach County. The planned 496,000-square-foot facility will produce corrugated boxes using 100 percent recycled containerboard, largely sourced from the company's mill in Conyers, Georgia.
Operations are expected to begin in late 2024.
Pratt Industries is America's 5th largest corrugated packaging company and the world's largest, privately-held 100% recycled paper and packaging company.SOURCE: Office of Governor Brian P. Kemp
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