WestRock announces upgrade to Saltillo plant

WestRock has announced plans to upgrade its Saltillo plant, which is expected to create approximately 25 jobs.

Posted: Mar 21, 2018 1:14 PM
Updated: Mar 21, 2018 5:31 PM

SALTILLO, Miss. (WTVA) - WestRock has announced plans to upgrade its Saltillo plant, which is expected to create approximately 25 jobs. 

The company is a provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions. The Saltillo facility has been in operation since 1971. 

The company plans to install a new 132-inch corrugator to replace an existing 87-inch machine. The new corrugator is expected to increase the facility’s competitiveness and improving product quality.   

The Mississippi Development Authority is providing assistance for private building modifications. Mississippi Works funds are also available to assist with workforce training. 

The company currently employs more than 200 people in Mississippi. 

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