Michigan-based metal packaging company Armor Protective Packaging finalizing purchase of its former Howell Township printing plant; US$1.6M deal expected to close in January, includes adding about 5,000 sq. ft. and using adjacent land for future expansion

HOWELL TOWNSHIP, Michigan , December 18, 2013 () – A metal-packaging company plans to buy a southeastern Michigan printing plant.

The Livingston County Daily Press & Argus reports (http://bit.ly/JH9xsb ) Tuesday that Armor Protective Packaging is finalizing the purchase of its former Howell Township plant. The packaging company is currently based in an industrial park in Howell.

Armor Protective Packaging's $1.6 million project includes adding about 5,000 square feet and using adjacent land for a truck driveway and future expansion.

The deal is expected to be finalized next month. The newspaper closed the plant in July 2012 and moved operations to Ann Arbor.

The company makes corrosion-inhibiting metal packaging products that protect metals during shipping. It works primarily in the automotive industry.

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