Expansion in Shelby Adds 180 Jobs

February 9, 2017

Tissue manufacturer Clearwater Paper said Thursday it will spend $330 million to expand its facility in Shelby, where it will create 180 new jobs over the next two years. As part of its local expansion, the company will hire operators, distribution staff, maintenance personnel and other workers – all positions that will have an average annual pay of $40,791, according to a statement from N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper. “Our experience operating in Shelby has been exceptional and we continue to enjoy the region’s outstanding transportation infrastructure, business-friendly community, and overall quality of life,” said Linda Massman, president and CEO of Clearwater Paper.


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