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Phoenix sets grand opening Tuesday for media, guests

Friday, September 21, 2012

Phoenix Closures' newest facility now in operation on Greencastle's southwest side.
Injection molder Phoenix Closures will celebrate the grand opening of its new manufacturing facility in Greencastle on Tuesday, Sept. 25, company officials have announced.

The plant will be open to the media and invited guests from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with opening ceremonies beginning at 11a.m.

Phoenix Closures President Bert Miller and Greencastle Site Manager Jason Zejnilhodzic will be available to answer questions.

Other scheduled attendees include Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray and William Dory, executive director of the Greencastle/Putnam County Development Center.

The 250,000-square-foot plant on South Jackson Street/Man-hattan Road -- formerly the site of Oxford Automotive and its predecessor, Greencastle Manufacturing -- will employ up to 90 local workers at full capacity.

Fueled by organic growth, this is the company's third new production site since 2000. Phoenix Closures' products can be found on the packages of many well-known companies, such as Nestlé, Kraft Foods, Dean Foods, J.M. Smuckers, Unilever and General Mills, to name a few.

Phoenix Closures is a full-service, packaging manufacturing firm specializing in injection-molded closures for the food and beverage, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and household chemical industries.

In addition to stock and custom closures ranging in size from 22mm to 120mm, the company also offers the following services: Closure and package design, technical field support and customer service.

Headquartered in Naperville, Ill., it has additional manufacturing facilities in Davenport, Iowa, and Newport, Tenn., and a distribution center in Ontario, Calif.

Phoenix services both domestic and foreign customers. The company's origins date to 1890.

For more information about Phoenix Closures' products and services, visit its website at www.phoenixclosures.com, or contact customer service at 630-420-4750.

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