Crown Holdings Inc is adding a new manufacturing facility in Henry County, Virginia so they can increase aluminum can production. In order to make this possible, they are investing $145 million. This will go toward building a new 355,000 square foot facility. Once it’s up and running, this new facility will need new employees to run it. As a result, the company plans to create 126 new jobs. So this is great news for Henry County! It also goes to show how Right to Work states attract businesses that create better job markets.
From Area Development Magazine:
“This project is much-needed good news as we work to create quality jobs during the pandemic. […]Southern Virginia continues to attract manufacturing projects that build on its industry legacy, and we are committed to working with our partners to provide the business environment and the talent pool to support it.” […]
“This investment by Crown Holdings, Inc. in Henry County is an important addition to Virginia’s growing food and beverage packaging industry. […] We have invested in our terminals to better serve clients like Crown Holdings and its peers, and we look forward to helping this industry expand into new international markets.”AREA DEVELOPMENT MAGAZINE
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