Primex to construct new R&D facility in Jasper
Primex Color, Compounding & Additives Corporation officials announced the company will invest $5.4 million to construct a new research and development center and expand existing manufacturing space in Jasper. Primex, a full scope plastics manufacturer, will create 28 new jobs as a result of the project. A division of Primex Plastics Corporation, Primex Color, Compounding & Additives Corporation develops and manufactures custom color concentrates for plastics to be used in commercial, medical or food grade applications. Through the expansion, the company will employ nearly 130 Tennesseans.