Company to bring 300 new jobs to Pine Belt

Green Bay Converting, converter of sanitary towels and tissue products, will be opening a facility in Hattiesburg, bringing 300 new jobs to the area, officials announced today.

“I am proud to welcome Green Bay Converting as the newest member of the Hattiesburg business community and the newest business partner to the state of Mississippi,” Gov. Phil Bryant said today at Lake Terrace Convention Center. “I thank the Green Bay team for placing its confidence in our business climate and for creating so many job opportunities for the residents of Forrest County, which will certainly have a positive impact on the local economy for years to come.”

Mississippi Development Authority provided assistance in bringing the company to the Pine Belt, along with Area Development Partnership, the City of Hattiesburg, Forrest County and the Industrial Park Commission.

Hattiesburg American
7/7/14