Flexo Converters USA, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of retail shopping bags, will open a new industrial facility in Walton County, GA creating 100 jobs and investing $20 million into the local community. Flexo makes a full line of custom and stock paper bags in a variety of colors and sizes as well as recycled paper bags.
“We are excited to open this location in Monroe, Georgia,” said Anik Patel, chief operating officer for Flexo. “Our company felt that the building and community were a right fit for Flexo and our newest facility.”
Flexo purchased a building in the Piedmont Regional Industrial Park from the Development Authority of Walton County. The industrial park is located in the City of Monroe, GA.
“We are in the business of bringing quality jobs and investment to Georgia, and it is always a great day when we are able to celebrate this good news with statewide partners and our new corporate citizens,” said Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) Commissioner Chris Carr. “We are happy to welcome Flexo Converters USA, Inc., and we are confident they will thrive in our pro-business environment.”
“Walton County and the City of Monroe couldn’t get a better new corporate partner than Flexo,” said Shane Short, executive director of the Development Authority of Walton County, Shane Short. “They are a great manufacturer who will be investing millions in the building, and they are a company who is community minded and will be a great fit to the area.”
GDEcD Project Manager Tina Herring represented the Global Commerce division in partnership with the City of Monroe and the Development Authority of Walton County.
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