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HAZLE TWP., PA — IRIS USA, a leading manufacturer of clear plastic storage products, broke ground Friday on a 500,000 square-foot manufacturing and distribution center in the Humboldt Industrial Park, a press release says.

It is investing $84 million into the site and expects to hire nearly 100 workers, the release noted.

The company’s website says it chose the Greater Hazleton area “for its abundant workforce and geographic location.”

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