Manufacturer in Lanett expanding; adding 50 jobs

LANETT, AL (WTVM) - A paper and packing manufacturer is expanding its operation in Lanett, Alabama.

WestRock Co. is expected to add nearly 50 new jobs. The project will include a building expansion, new shipping docks, more office space, equipment, and upgrades.

The company currently has approximately 300 employees.

In addition to the expansion, a 375,000-square-foot distribution center is being developed less than two miles away from the WestRock facility in the Valley Industrial Park. The center will create jobs and support WestRock's plant.

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