Friday, March 18, 2011

P&G opens new plant in Box Elder County

Box Elder County welcomed 200 new jobs Wednesday. Global household products maker Procter & Gamble Co. officially opened its first manufacturing facility built in the United States in 40 years. The 600,000 square foot plant sits on a 720-acre site and is the sixth in the company's towel/tissue operations. It stands adjacent to a 400,000 square foot distribution center that began operations in April 2010. The total cost of the combined project was approximately $300 million. Deseret News