Procter & Gamble, in collaboration with the Georgia Department of Economic Development, recently announced that it will expand production capacity at its plant in Albany.
The expansion represents investment of $25 to $35 million within the next year and will create up to 34 jobs in the region.
The plant currently employs about 1,200 in the Albany area and produces Bounty paper towels, Charmin bathroom tissue and Thermacare therapeutic heat wraps.
State and local government organizations have offered their support for the project, which is the latest in a series of expansions that have occurred throughout the plant’s 35-year history.
“Having a company like P&G choose to expand in Georgia is a testament to our strong workforce, superb logistics network and low operating costs,” said Ken Stewart, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, in a press release.
Procter & Gamble has 135,000 employees in 80 countries, and the company claims that its brands are used 3 billion times per day worldwide.