Paper company’s $185M expansion will add 100 jobs in Circleville

Italian paper company Sofidel recently announced it will invest $185 million to expand its 1.8-million-square-foot plant just south of Circleville, The Columbus Dispatch reports. The facility has a mill “where pulp is transformed into paper and a converting plant that turns that into products such as toilet paper, paper towels and tissues,” according to the article. The planned 500,000-square foot addition “could add 100 jobs” to the 500 it currently has. Sofidel CEO Luigi Lazzareschi said in a statement, “[o]ur success has been Ohio’s success, and I appreciate the ongoing partnership with Pickaway County, the city of Circleville, One Columbus, and JobsOhio to help make it happen.” For more, read the full article.


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