Rosman, NC – New Excelsior Inc., a division of Sigma Plastics Group, has announced an expansion that will result in 30 new manufacturing positions at their Transylvania County, NC facility. The company has immediate needs for customer account representatives, maintenance technicians, skilled trade positions, and printing press helpers/trainees. Interested applicants are encouraged to make plans to attend a job fair scheduled for August 15, 2015 from 9:00-12:00 noon at the Rosman, NC facility on 1379 Old Rosman Highway, Brevard NC 28712.
Company leadership will be available to accept applications, interview candidates, and provide factory tours. Qualified applicants are also encouraged to explore online job postings at NCWorks.gov (Search: New Excelsior) or visit an NCWorks Career Center for additional details.
New Excelsior’s latest hiring phase follows an 80 job expansion publicized in August, 2014. The new job opportunities coincide with the company’s continued investments in advanced manufacturing equipment to serve customers in the food, medical and consumer packaging industries. Products manufactured at the Rosman, NC, facility can be found in a wide variety of retail locations including grocery stores, medical offices, and home improvement stores.
Sigma Plastics Group, based in Lyndhurst, New Jersey, is North America’s largest privately held film manufacturer, with over 35 locations throughout the United States and Canada. Since acquiring the Excelsior facility in 2014, the company has rapidly invested in the North Carolina facility. The business has evolved from a small venture to a market leader in the packaging industry.
“We are building a world class, flexible packaging business here in western North Carolina, using the major investments made by Sigma and our own proprietary technology,” said Dave Moorcroft, vice president of the New Excelsior division for Sigma Plastics Group. “Going forward there will be an excellent long term future and good career prospects for all the employees that are involved at this early stage of the venture.” Lori Galloway, human resources manager, commented, “Investment and growth is a direct reflection of the flexibility, dedication, and talent of our existing employees. Much of our growth is a result of our skilled production team.”
“We are extremely proud Sigma Plastics Group continues to choose to expand in Transylvania County, NC,” said Chairman Mike Hawkins of the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners. “Existing businesses are the backbone of our local economy. We are excited this investment will coincide with new job opportunities for area residents.”
“Our community is fortunate to serve as a hub for a diverse and growing advanced manufacturing cluster,” commented Mark Tooley, Chairman of the Transylvania Economic Alliance. “Our existing transportation network and strategic location along the east coast provides excellent opportunities for advanced manufacturers who require a strategic, cost effective location to reach growing markets.”