NM: JBC International Announces Plastic Recycling Plant in Chaparral, New Mexico
26 Oct, 2010
New Mexico Economic Development Department Cabinet Secretary Fred Mondragón recently announced that JBC International, LLC will be establishing operations in Chaparral. The regional plastics recycling company plans to employ 12.
“I am very pleased that JBC International has selected Chaparral as the site of their new facility,” stated Secretary Mondragón. “We believe that this the first step in the development of a business and logistics cluster that will benefit all of southern New Mexico.”
JBC International, LLC is a five-year-old company with current recycling operations in Juarez. The Chaparral facility will collect plastic products and recycle them into usable production inputs for industrial applications. The company has purchased the land for its operations on the Otero County side of Chaparral close to Highway 54 south of the Otero County Detention Center. JBC International LLC expects to begin construction by year end.
“We are excited to announce this expansion from Juarez into New Mexico,” said JBC International LLC CEO Carlos Gonzales. “New Mexico has a great deal to offer, and we are proud to bring a dozen new jobs to the community.”
Company recruitment efforts credited with the selection of Chaparral include: New Mexico Economic Development Partnership, the Otero County Economic Development Council, and the Western New Mexico Small Business Development Center.
“As a state representative for a large portion of Chaparral, I am extremely pleased to see companies looking to provide job opportunities in the area,” stated District 53 State Representative Nate Cote. He added, “Today is a wonderful day for Chaparral thanks to this announcement by JBC International.”
About JBC International
JBC International is a plastics recycling company that recycles over 12,000 lbs of plastic daily. Other scrap materials the company recycles include pallet, cardboard, and metal. The company purchases the material, processes it for industrial applications, and sells it to buyers in the region.