Governor Phil Bryant and company officials from ACCO Brands, an office products supplier, announced that the company will be adding a call center at its location in Booneville, MS. ACCO plans to investment $1.6 million and will create 162 full-time jobs.
This expansion illustrates ACCO’s continue growth in Prentiss County. The company last expanded its operations in Booneville in 2008. That project was a $55 million corporate investment that created 300 jobs.
“We value our partnership with the state of Mississippi and continue to expand our Booneville facility because of the business-friendly environment that the state provides,” said Mark Gams, senior vice president, U.S. Operations, ACCO Brands. “Since the opening of our state-of-the-art manufacturing and distribution facility in 2008, we have moved a variety of manufacturing and customer care positions into Booneville from China, Canada and other U.S. locations. We are always looking for opportunities to take advantage of the well-trained and well-educated workforce defining Mississippi as a business destination.”
ACCO Brands Corporation is one of the largest suppliers of branded office products, including brands such as At-A-Glance, DAY-TIMER, Five Star, GBC, Hilroy, Kensington and Swingline. ACCO Brands markets its products in more than 100 countries through its sales and distribution networks and has more than 6,000 employees worldwide. For more information, visit www.accobrands.com.