Pallet Recycling Plant To Open In Northampton County

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A Wisconsin company that helps retailers around the country reuse packaging materials is opening a new facility in Northampton County where it will recycle scrap pallets, creating 39 new jobs over the next three years, Gov. Tom Corbett announced Tuesday.

Rehrig Pacific Logistics will lease for five years a 38,400-square-foot building at 200 Hilton St., Glendon Borough, where it will convert scrap pallets into fiberboard used in construction and to make furniture.

The average pay for those working in the plant will be $29,000 a year, according to the state Department of Community and Economic Development. The company expects to open the plant in coming weeks,

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