Berry Plastics Group Inc. recently announced it will reopen its Madisonville, KY, manufacturing facility to increase production capacity.

“I am very pleased to announce that we will soon begin reconfiguring our Madisonville, Kentucky, facility which is slated to begin production in 2013,” said Jon Rich, chairman and CEO.

Over the next few years, Berry will reportedly ramp up employment at the facility to reach a targeted employment level of 400. Early next year, the company will begin accepting applications for positions that are expected to be filled predominately by residents of Kentucky.

For additional information, visit