Andalusia 'box factory' adding new equipment, jobs - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Andalusia 'box factory' adding new equipment, jobs

ANDALUSIA, AL (WSFA) -

New machinery, new equipment, and more jobs - that's what the $1.9 Million expansion at the Huhtamaki "box factory" will soon bring to Andalusia. 

The Huhtamaki Group announced the expansion Wednesday saying it would go towards promoting continuous operation and growth.

Huhtamaki North America currently makes packaging products along with tableware, cups, folding cartons, containers and other products for the food service and retail industry including for the brand Chinet®.

The new equipment will allow for the addition of approximately 13 new jobs in Andalusia. Currently Huhtamaki North America employs 49 people at the Andalusia facility. 

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