Green Bay Packaging announces a 500-million-dollar investment in a new recycled paper mill and expansion of its shipping division.
Governor Scott Walker took part in the announcement today (Tuesday) saying the project would create 200 new jobs in Wisconsin. Officials say the new paper plant will preserve more than 11-hundred Green Bay Packaging jobs in Brown County. Construction of the new mill is expected to take about three years to complete. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is working with Green Bay Packaging to provide about 60- million dollars in state income tax credits for the project.