JACKSONVILLE, IL â Jacksonville Mayor Ron Tendick, Jacksonville Regional Economic Development Corporation (JREDC) President Terry Denison, and AGI Media Plant Manager Matt Dickman are very happy to announce another expansion at the AGI Media facility.
AGI Media, a MeadWestvaco Company, is a leading global provider of media packaging and services. They supply the music, video, multimedia, software, electronic games, disk media promotions and gift card markets with unique packaging solutions. AGI produced projects have garnered numerous GRAMMY and ALEX nominations and awards for packaging excellence.
Currently underway, is a $3,000,000 investment in equipment, facility updates, renovations and improvements. This investment brings with it 55 – 65 NEW JOBS! Applications for experienced printing press operators, bindery operators and other manufacturing positions are already being accepted. Presently, at the Jacksonville facility, AGIâs employment average is 157 – full time and seasonal employees.
Enterprise Zone benefits are helping make this project possible. AGI Media Plant Manager, Matt Dickman, said âWe want to say thanks to our partners, the JREDC and the City of Jacksonville, who have been very helpful with this expansion project. I also want to compliment and thank the employees here at our AGI plant. Their hard work, ingenuity and loyalty have helped make this expansion possible. We wouldnât be where we are today without them.â
Terry Denison, JREDC President, said âThis is a great example of what we have said many times before â most of a communityâs economic growth comes from its existing industries.â
Denison also noted that âGood employees make a company. Companies stay and grow where they have a good work force, where they are appreciated and where their cost of doing business is reasonable. We think that the Morgan and Scott County region is that kind of community.â