Plastic Express Plans $172M Industrial Expansion Near Port of Savannah
POOLER, GA. — Plastic Express has announced plans to expand its operations at the Port Logistics Center near the Port of Savannah with two new manufacturing facilities. The $172 million investment is expected to create 166 new jobs. Located in Pooler, the 172-acre Port Logistics Center is owned and developed by Capital Development Partners Inc. Plastic Express is based in California and operates trucking terminals, warehouses, docks and packaging plants across the country. Griff Lynch, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority, said in a statement that the project will help establish the Port of Savannah as a leader in the exportation of plastic resins to the oil and gas industry. Genesee & Wyoming will provide rail service for the facility via its Georgia Central Railway. Plastic Express expects to occupy its new facilities in October.