Primex expanding in Jasper, creating more jobs

JAPSER, Tennessee (WDEF) – Tennessee officials announce that a company is investing in Jasper, promising 28 new jobs.

Primex makes plastics.

They plan to invest more than $5 million to build a new research and development center in Jasper and expand their current manufacturing space there.

“We could not be more excited about the expansion of our Jasper, Tennessee, facility” says Doug Borgsdorf of Primex Color, Compounding and Additives.

“This expansion will also allow us to further develop innovative products for our customers and will provide us a state-of-the-art research center where we can work to develop sustainable plastic solutions.”

“Primex’s decision to expand in Marion County is proof-positive that we are attracting 21st Century companies to add to this region’s economic momentum. This project will boost the local manufacturing sector, provide new job opportunities and support a more sustainable community for generations to come.” – Sen. Todd Gardenhire (R-Chattanooga)

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