'Green' packaging company plans to invest $15.4 million in Chester County, Pennsylvania

Thursday, Feb 19, 2015

An Arizona-based "green" packaging company plans to spend $15.4 million to open a plant in Chester County that's expected to bring 115 jobs over the next five years.

Footprint, headquartered in Gilbert, Ariz., will establish its second U.S. plant in an existing 109,000-square-foot building in the L&C Distribution Park. Hiring is scheduled to start during the third quarter as Footprint installs production lines at the site off S.C. Highway 9, near Interstate 77. Those interested in working at the plant should email their résumés to

"When looking at the available work force and our next generation of sustainable materials and manufacturing technologies, South Carolina became the clear choice for our new state-of-the-art facility," Footprint CEO Troy Swope says in a news release about the planned operation.



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