“Y’all do an amazing job,” Chambliss said.
He was in town just to tour the plant and see the operation, which has been in Griffin for almost 60 years. There are two different types of production, packaging and sewing, said Kevin Kelley, the chief operating officer.
The company does a lot of business with the government and the military, said Kelley and likes to stay connected with the elected officials. Some of products produced in Griffin include orange and green safety vests, including those for the Georgia Department of Transportation and military police.
The plant also packages about 100 variations of plastic utensils including those used with the military’s MREs or meals ready to eat. Of the 65 employees in Griffin, a good many are completely, not just legally blind, Kelley said.
(For the complete story, see tomorrow's print edition.)