ATLANTA – May 26, 2020 – The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) today announced that Mytex Polymers US Corp (Mytex), a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, and international polymer solutions developer and manufacturer, will expand into Newton County. This new project will create 15 jobs. “We are grateful for Mytex’s continued investment in Georgia,” said GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. “We know that our top-ranked workforce will serve them well as they expand in Newton County, and we look forward to the innovative opportunities that this partnership will bring.”
Mytex provides engineered polyolefins and long glass fiber polypropylene to customers across the globe. Headquartered in Jeffersonville, Indiana, Mytex chose to expand in Georgia to support the increasing customer demand for our long glass fiber polypropylene products. Included in their plans is a 120,500 square-foot facility with production lines along with warehousing and distribution areas located in the City of Covington.
“We are excited to expand our footprint in Newton County. The area has a talented workforce, and we look forward to having individuals join our team. We appreciate the support of the local municipalities and look forward to continuing a successful partnership over the coming years.” Yasuhiro Mochizuki, Mytex Polymers US Corp President.
Individuals interested in career opportunities with Mytex may visit Mytex Polymers Job Opportunities for additional information.
“On behalf of the Newton County Industrial Development Authority, it has been a pleasure to work with Mytex on their expansion in Newton County,” said Senior Project Manager of the Newton County Industrial Development Authority Serra Hall. “Mytex brings an invaluable resource to Newton County from their additional job creation to their expertise in the polymer market to their commitment to our community. We are excited about their new expanded footprint along with use of rail in Georgia. We are grateful for Mytex and thankful they have added to our diverse business ecosystem.”
The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) was represented by the Existing Industry and Regional Recruitment Division’s Senior Regional Project Manager Tina Herring.
About Mytex Polymers US Corp Founded in 1987, Mytex Polymers compounds high-performance engineered polyolefin and long glass fiber polypropylene materials (FUNCSTER™) for a wide variety of applications. Mytex develops, tests and manufactures polymer solutions that are used in everything from automotive parts (both exterior and interior) to household appliances; from recreational vehicles and industrial equipment to specialty packaging. As a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Mytex has access to the expertise, research & development support and resources of one of the world’s largest and most successful chemical companies. With a strong record of proven performance, Mytex sets the standard for quality, innovation, consistency and cost-efficiency. For performance applications spanning multiple polymer processes in diverse market segments, demanding clients around the world choose Mytex Polymers.
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