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Bennu Glass to Set Up Manufacturing in Port of Kalama

December 20, 2011
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The Port of Kalama in Washington recently announced that wine bottle manufacturer Bennu Glass has acquired the assets at the port location previously owned by Cameron Family Glass Packaging and will be fully operational by mid-2012. Bennu, which serves the wine industry in Washington, Oregon, California and western Canada, reportedly expects to hire up to 100 salaried and hourly personnel in the beginning of 2012. At full capacity, the factory will produce over 100 million wine bottles per year.

“To restart the factory, Bennu will make a significant investment in the existing facility at the Port of Kalama, which includes the installation of a new state-of-the-art oxygen fuel furnace,” said Jerry Lemieux, CEO of Bennu Glass. “The Port of Kalama offers exactly what we need to launch a successful manufacturing plant–diverse modes of transportation; a location close to an international airport at PDX; and a ready, skilled workforce.”

For more information, visit www.bennuglass.com.

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