German packaging manufacturer Papier-Mettler builds 1st production plant in Moorefield, West Virginia

02/2023: Papier-Mettler KG, the German packaging manufacturer has acquired an industrial building in Moorefield, WV, and will invest $48 million and create up to 100 new jobs in the area. The industrial space, acquired in May 2022, will be the first Papier-Mettler production plant in the United States. Papier-Mettler is the market leader for service packaging made from paper and plastic and one of the leading manufacturers of flexible packaging in Europe. The family-owned business has stood for innovation, vitality, and reliability since 1957.

Papier-Mettler employs around 5,000 people in 16 countries and already operates a sales office in Raynham, MA. In addition to paper and plastic packaging, Papier-Mettler offers other sustainable packaging solutions, including those made from recycled or renewable raw materials. When it comes to sustainable packaging alternatives, Papier-Mettler has been a pioneer in the industry for years.

The proximity to the Port of Baltimore, as well as its planned infrastructure, makes Moorefield, WV a strategic, sustainable location points out West Virginias Governor Jim Justice in his welcoming address.  In the coming months, further steps and strategies will be determined to move the project forward. As a constant investor in high-tech standards, Papier-Mettler challenges and encourages its employees and relies on long-term relationships. With the acquisition of the new location, the family business continues to grow and will offer its customer base in the US extended services.

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