CLOSINGS: View Closings

Paper straw company opening new plant, adding jobs

The paper straw manufacturer says it expects to add more than 100 jobs.

Posted: Nov 10, 2018 9:06 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - Aardvark Straws says it's opening a new plant here in Fort Wayne.

The paper straw manufacturer says it expects to add more than 100 jobs.

The company says the facility should be operating in February. Aardvark Straws' products are an alternative to plastic straws, which are being banned or restricted in some parts of the country.

Article Comments

Fort Wayne
Broken Clouds
22° wxIcon
Hi: 25° Lo: 8°
Feels Like: 11°
Angola
Broken Clouds
19° wxIcon
Hi: 22° Lo: 4°
Feels Like: 8°
Huntington
Broken Clouds
22° wxIcon
Hi: 23° Lo: 8°
Feels Like: 13°
Decatur
Overcast
21° wxIcon
Hi: 24° Lo: 9°
Feels Like: 11°
Van Wert
Overcast
21° wxIcon
Hi: 25° Lo: 9°
Feels Like: 11°
Lake Effect Snow Showers Tuesday
WFFT Radar
WFFT Temperatures
WFFT National

Community Events