Ribbon Cut: Shorr Packaging opens new headquarters, creating 140 jobs in Aurora
AURORA, Ill. — Shorr Packaging Corp. celebrated its new 242,732 square-foot headquarters with a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently at 4000 Ferry Road in Aurora, Morningstar reports. Shorr’s new state-of-the-art building is one of Aurora’s newest business developments.
“I could not be more thrilled for David Shorr and the entire Shorr Packaging Company on the grand opening of their new Aurora corporate headquarters and warehouse. Shorr has a long history of great service,” noted Congressman Randy Hultgren. “We should keep celebrating the Company’s recognition as the 2015 ESOP Company of the Year by the Illinois Chapter of the ESOP Association, its new facility and the 140 new jobs the expansion will create. Businesses like Shorr are the engines that will help get our economy back on track and provide meaningful work and opportunity for our residents.” Check for Shorr Packaging jobs here.
Following the ceremony, tours of the new building were given to highlight the work done by Duke Realty, Harris Architects, and Thomas Interiors. The bright, open design features a more conducive office space and a much larger warehouse. The location now serves as the distribution hub for the entire Chicagoland area, according to Morningstar.
“I want to congratulate Shorr Packaging on the opening of their new corporate headquarters and warehouse in Aurora,” said Congressman Bill Foster. “This area has always had a strong tradition of business growth and opportunity and it’s why so many companies, like Shorr, choose to invest and build their businesses right here. This new facility will provide many good job opportunities and will add to the economic strength of our community.”
READ MORE of this story at Morningstar. Photo courtesy of Shorr Packaging Corporation.