MAY 2009

Stonewall Packaging builds new plant in North Carolina

Stonewall Packaging, LLC, a recycled cardboard manufacturer plans to invest more than $16 million and create 61 jobs at a new plant in North Carolina.

North Carolina governor, Bev Perdue said that Stonewall Packaging LLC will renovate and modify a vacant mill in Sylva to make recycled cardboard packaging. The new jobs are expected to pay $39,344 annually and will be filled this summer.

The company is a joint venture of Jackson Paper Manufacturing Co., which employs 119 people at a mill in Sylva that makes recycled corrugated cardboard for box manufacturers.

The project will receive a $200,000 state grant from the One North Carolina Fund, which helps attract new businesses to the state.