When many businesses are still cutting back or maintaining their current workforce, Sonoco Plastics announced last week that it will add 35 jobs and expand its current Waynesville operations.
“Every job in today’s environment is important,” said Mark Clasby, executive director of the Haywood County Economic Development Commission.
Sonoco Plastics, formerly known as Associated Packaging, currently employs 97 people.
Waynesville was one of several possible locations for the expansion, Clasby said. The state, county and town sweetened the deal by offering about $828,000 worth of incentives, including tax credits and tax grants, he said.Read the full article
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