As mentioned last week, Acco Brands is expanding its plant in Booneville. The official announcement was made today, and it’s great news 162 new jobs with the addition of a call center.
Press release from Gov. Phil Bryant’s office and the Mississippi Development Authority:
Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from office products supplier ACCO Brands announced today the company is adding call center operations at its location in Booneville, Miss. The project represents a corporate investment of $1.6 million and will create 162 full-time jobs.
ACCO Brands last expanded its operations in Booneville in 2008. That project was a $55 million corporate investment that created 300 jobs.
“ACCO Brands is a great corporate citizen in Mississippi, which is demonstrated by the addition of these new call center operations and the jobs being created. With this announcement, we have reached a milestone of announcing the creation of more than 10,000 new jobs since January 2012,” Gov. Bryant said. “I thank the company for once again investing in our state and placing its confidence in our business climate and trust in our quality workforce. I wish the company many more years of success in Prentiss County.”