Pulp, molded fiber packaging company Kaite Group to occupy industrial space in Wenatchee, Washington, to produce biodegradable packaging for egg, food industry using recycled papers, plans full operations in March 2012
November 1, 2011
– The Port of Chelan County Commissioners unanimously approved a five year lease agreement with Kaite Group Co, Ltd. to occupy the entire 38,000 sq. ft. Port Industrial Building # 5. Kaite Group is a leading pulp and molded fiber packaging company. Their methods are based on a Closed-Loop System using recycled papers to supply the egg and food industry with biodegradable packaging. Their advanced technology puts Kaite Group at the forefront of environmental and green business practices. Kaite Group plans to initially have 30 employees running the manufacturing facility, with plans to increase to 50 employees. Equipment installation is scheduled to occur in January 2012, with full operation by March. Port Commission President JC Baldwin stated, “The Port is excited to bring Kaite Group to Wenatchee’s Olds Station. This will strengthen our manufacturing base by adding 30 jobs in Chelan County.