Paper company bringing $310M investment and 300 jobs to Dayton area

Pratt Industries will invest $310 million in a new “100 percent recycled paper mill and corrugated box factory in Wapakoneta, Ohio,” the Dayton Development Coalition recently announced in a newsletter. The first phase of the project, the paper mill, will “break ground in March 2018 and be operational in late 2019,” and will “create 100 jobs with an average wage of $25 per hour.” Construction will begin on the corrugated box factory, phase two of the project, in spring 2020; that factory will “create an additional 200 jobs with an average wage of $22 per hour.” To read the full newsletter, click here.

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