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PADNOS expanding in City of Wyoming


PADNOS is making a multimillion-dollar investment expanding its recycling operations and creating jobs.

PADNOS has a long West Michigan history recycling scrap metals, paper, plastics and electronics dating back to its City of Holland founding in 1905.

As market demand grows today, PADNOS is making a $6.6 million investment providing waste materials for production of new products.

The City of Wyoming expansion is focused on recycling ocean bound plastics. That means construction of a new laboratory and providing necessary infrastructure upgrades, Transporting materials includes new loading docks and maintenance garage.

PADNOS was considering an Indiana location. Regional economic development organization, The Right Place, and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation worked with PADNOS securing the Wyoming expansion. THE MEDC providing a $250,000 performance-based grant.

The new operation will create up to 50 new jobs. PADNOS says its committed to working with underserved communities and individuals returning from incarceration providing workforce skills.

Patrick joined WGVU Public Media in December, 2008 after eight years of investigative reporting at Grand Rapids' WOOD-TV8 and three years at WYTV News Channel 33 in Youngstown, Ohio. As News and Public Affairs Director, Patrick manages our daily radio news operation and public interest television programming. An award-winning reporter, Patrick has won multiple Michigan Associated Press Best Reporter/Anchor awards and is a three-time Academy of Television Arts & Sciences EMMY Award winner with 14 nominations.