Encore Plastics Corp, a Sandusky, Ohio-based plastics manufacturer, says it will open a plant in Forsyth early in 2011.
Encore officials say the Monroe County plant will manufacture and distribute paint-related packaging items, along with a line of industrial pails.
The company says the plant will begin operation with 25 employees and expects to expand the facility and hire up to 100 workers in the near future.
The company will locate the operation in a 60,000-square-foot facility that already exists and will use it as a distribution warehouse to reduce delivery lead time for customers around the Southeast. Company officials noted that Interstate 75 is nearby and cited the highway as a factor in putting the plant there.