ROCKFORD (WIFR) – A Rockford manufacturer is hoping to expand and that could mean more jobs are on the way to the Stateline.
Packaging coordinators incorporated makes packaging as you’d guess. It’s for pharmaceutical companies. You may know them locally as AndersonBrecon though that company was bought out in May. Over the last year and a half, they’ve hired 160 people and have added quite a few new lines to keep up with demand. Today they announced plans to expand into prescription and over-the-counter packaging.
“Bringing together two competitors is always an interesting dynamic and in this case the AndersonBrecon business is the larger of the two so we have been working very hard to protect the best of what the legacy brings,” said General Manager Peter Belden.
1,300 people work for PCI. They have nine locations in our area.