Irish Ambassador joins AB Group to celebrate grand opening
Her Excellency Anne Anderson, Irish Ambassador to the U.S., joined Delaware state officials and AB Group Packaging Inc. founder and CEO Dermot Brady to celebrate the company’s official grand opening. AB Group Packaging, an established 30-year-old paper bag and flexible packaging producer with plants in Ireland, Spain and the United Kingdom, opened its first U.S. plant in Newark and will add 87 new full-time jobs in Delaware by 2017. Pictured, from left: Rep. Helene Keeley (behind Markell), Gov. Jack Markell, Ambassador Anderson, Dermot Brady, his wife Jackie, Delaware Economic Development Office Director Bernice Whaley, U.S. Sen. Chris Coons, and Rep. Mike Ramone.