MFRTech reported that Clopay Plastic Products Company, Inc. will secure 290 jobs at its Bracken County plant.
Governor Steve Beshear today announced the expansion of Clopay Plastic Products Company Inc. in Bracken County. The global leader in specialty films, extrusion coatings, custom printing and engineered laminations will add 62,000 square feet to its Bracken County facility. The expansion will also secure the jobs of 290 workers at the plant.
“Job retention is a vital part of economic development, and the expansion of Clopay in Augusta will ensure 290 people remain on the job,” Gov. Beshear said. “The Commonwealth is delighted that this longstanding corporate citizen is making critical investments in its Kentucky plant and will continue to provide a positive economic impact on the Bracken County community.”
Clopay, Bracken County’s largest employer, produces a variety of products used in the hygienic, healthcare, protective apparel and industrial markets. Construction at its existing 289,000-square-foot facility, as well as the addition of new equipment will result in a total investment of nearly $12.3 million.