News : Acco to Add 162-job Call Center in Booneville
Booneville, Miss., April 22, 2014 -- Acco Brands will add a 162-employee call center at its Booneville factory and distribution center.
The state of Mississippi will give Acco funds to modify a building and the Tennessee Valley Authority will also assist.
The company, based in Lake Zurich, Ill., makes office supplies under various brands including Mead, Swingline, Five Star and Day Runner. It has more than 500 full-time employees in Booneville.
Acco spent to renovate and expand its distribution center in Booneville in 2008, getting state and federal aid and adding 300 jobs at the time.
"Since the opening of our state-of-the-art manufacturing and distribution facility in 2008, we have moved a variety of manufacturing and customer care positions into Booneville from China, Canada and other U.S. locations," Acco Senior Vice President Mark Gams said in a statement. "We are always looking for opportunities to take advantage of the well-trained and well-educated workforce defining Mississippi as a business destination."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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ACCO Brands Corporation is a manufacturer of office products. It was created by the merger of ACCO World from Fortune Brands with General Binding Corporation.
Published: Wednesday, April 23, 2014