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The Italian company’s first North American manufacturing facility will create 25 new jobs in New Orleans, LA.


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The Italian company’s first North American manufacturing facility will create 25 new jobs in New Orleans, LA.

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Iriapak Investing $7M In New Louisiana Packaging Film Plant 

The Italian company’s first North American manufacturing facility will create 25 new jobs in New Orleans, LA.

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