Solo Cup awarded Work Ready money by Georgia

Solo Cup Co. is one of 29 manufacturing companies in Georgia that has been awarded $1.4 million today by the state to become a Certified Work Ready Facility.

The manufacturer has locations in Richmond, Walton and Rockdale counties.

The joint project between the governor’s Office of Workforce Development and the Georgia Department of Economic Development is designed to help companies in Georgia improve their productivity and strengthen the state’s workforce through customized training.

Funding for the project is provided by the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and will be used to reimburse training costs associated with expenses for implementing the Georgia Work Ready training plan and approved customized, job-specific training of the company’s choice.

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