Graham Packaging to Expand in Campbell County
The Campbell County Board of Supervisors proudly announces a new Graham Packaging expansion in Altavista. Operating since 2004 in Altavista, Graham Packaging manufactures an assortment of extruded plastic products.
Headquartered in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Graham Packaging has operations across North America, Europe and South America. Graham Packaging produces more than 16 billion container units annually. Graham Packaging strives to provide sustainable and innovative products for their clients. In 2020, Graham ranked No. 1 out of 54 in the ESG Risk Rating Report for the plastic, metal and glass packaging industry, where 1 is the lowest risk. Additionally, 91% of all containers produced by Graham were made of fully recyclable PET and high-density polyethylene.
Graham has grown its operation and consumer base in Altavista with a previous expansion in 2018. The newest expansion will house an additional production line and create twelve new jobs. “We are proud to expand our presence in Altavista. Our strong foundation in the area and skilled workforce will help us to continue our mission of producing innovative, sustainable and creative containers to provide to our customers.” Jason Hall, Graham Packaging Plant Controller.
Campbell County Board of Supervisors Altavista District Representative Dale Moore stated, “Graham Packaging has been a top leader for innovation and sustainability in the Town of Altavista and Campbell County. Their drive to provide quality jobs, stimulate economic growth and adapt to changing times reflects Graham’s commitment to the utmost service locally and beyond. On behalf of the Campbell County Board of Supervisors, we are delighted for Graham Packaging’s expansion and wish them well in their latest endeavor.”
Town of Altavista Interim Town Manager Clarence Monday said “It is an honor to have a premier company like Graham Packaging in our community. The Town proudly congratulates the Company for this latest expansion and looks forward to continued growth in the future.”
For more information about Graham Packaging, visit their website.