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Interstate Container To Open S.C. Plant

Virginia company to open a container plant in Lexington that will create 60 jobs.

LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) -- A Virginia company plans to open a container plant in Lexington that will create 60 jobs.

Gov. Nikki Haley's office announced Wednesday that Interstate Container of Arlington, Va., will spend $13 million renovating an existing plant.

The plant will make specialty boxes used to ship food products.

The company expects the plant to begin operations in September. Hiring is to begin this month.

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