Axium Packaging, a manufacturer of packaging and containers, will create 118 jobs in Randolph County over the next three years. The company will invest $32 million to build a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Archdale. Axium Packaging is headquartered in New Albany, Ohio and makes packaging for personal care, household chemical, over-the-counter pharmaceutical and food products. The company will build a 150,000-square-foot facility in Archdale that will be Axium’s first North Carolina site and 19th plant in North America. Salaries for the newly created jobs will vary by position, the overall average annual wage will be $47,938, which exceeds Randolph County’s overall average annual wage of $43,080.
“I appreciate the collaboration between state and local partners to bring this project to North Carolina,” said Paul Judge, President of Axium Packaging. “We’re grateful for their support throughout the expedited site selection process which helped us identify the right location for Axium’s expansion. We are excited to begin operating in 2024 and look forward to contributing to this community.”