AB Group Packaging to celebrate grand opening with Irish Ambassador
Ambassador of Ireland Anne Anderson, Gov. Jack Markell, Sen. Chris Coons, Congressman John Carney and Delaware Economic Development Office Director Bernice Whaley will join CEO Dermot Brady and other executives and staff from AB Group Packaging to celebrate the company’s official grand opening of its first U.S. plant in Delaware.
AB Group Packaging, a 30-year-old Irish manufacturer of paper bags and flexible packaging products, also operates plants in Ireland, Spain and the United Kingdom. CEO Dermot Brady, who founded the company with his father in 1985, promises 87 new manufacturing jobs at the new plant by 2017, and anticipates additional growth in the future.
The event is scheduled for Friday, April 15 at 3 p.m. at the company’s Ogletown Road site.