Georgia Governor Nathan Deal made an announcement today that Jindal Films Americas, LLC (JFA) is relocating its United States Research and Development Center and national headquarters to Troup County. It was also announced that they would be expanding its existing manufacturing facility in LaGrange. The plan would create 240 jobs and invest $180 million into the community.
Scott Van Winter, JFA CEO:
Jindal Films Americas LLC (JFA), part of the BC Jindal Group, is one of the world’s largest biaxial oriented polypropylene (BOPP) and biaxially-oriented polyethylene terephthalate (BOPET) producers, and includes Jindal Films Europe and Jindal Poly Films India. Jindal Films is a leader in the development of specialty oriented polypropylene (BOPP) films, including multilayer white opaque films, metalized films, and coated films, for flexible packaging and labeling applications.
JFA and Jindal Polyfilms operate six manufacturing facilities in five countries, as well as two research and development technology centers. The company currently employs 500 personnel in the U.S., including 200 employees in Georgia. This relocation will create high-paying salaries in manufacturing, research and development, and management positions.