Energizer Holdings, Inc. will add 144 new jobs in Randolph County. The company will invest $43 million for an equipment expansion for its battery production and packaging facilities in Asheboro. Energizer Holdings is the globally recognized manufacturer of Energizer, Rayovac and Eveready batteries and flashlights, along with well-known auto care products like Armor All and STP. The company has been in the Asheboro community for nearly 75 years, and they are investing to upgrade these sites to increase its production and packaging capacity.
“We’re incredibly excited about this expansion,” said Abe Prandini, Plant Manager of the Asheboro manufacturing plant. “Our decision to invest in our Asheboro facilities is a testament to the great workforce in the area and we’re looking forward to calling Asheboro our home for many years to come.”
New positions being created by the company include engineers, maintenance staff, operators, and supervisors. Although salaries vary by position, the company’s overall average annual wage is $54,169, which exceeds Randolph County’s average annual wage of $43,080. These new jobs will have the potential to create an annual payroll impact of more than $7.8 million for the community.