“We’ll be able to turn around orders faster for the customer,” Chaturvedi said.

The new jobs were to be high-skilled positions mostly in printing and graphics.

Founded in 1982, Essel Propack is headquartered in Mumbai, India.

Essel Propack’s Danville facility started up in 2002 and is the first and only manufacturing site in the United States.

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership worked with the city of Danville and the Southern Virginia Regional Alliance to secure the investment opportunity for Virginia.

Around the time of the announcement in 2018, Northam approved a $150,000 grant from the Commonwealth’s Opportunity Fund to help Danville with the project.

The governor also approved a $300,000 performance-based grant from the Virginia Investment Performance Program, an incentive that encourages capital investment by existing Virginia companies.

Register and Bee – John Crane