Yakima-based plastic company bought out

Photo: Shields Bag and Printing Co.

YAKIMA, Wash. - A local plastic bagging company is officially getting bought by packaging company Novolex.

Novolex announced Tuesday the Yakima-based Shields Bag and Printing Co. will turn over certain assets and business operations to the packaging company.

Once Shields is added, nearly 7,300 employees will work for Novolex with 46 manufacturing plants.

More information on Novolex can be found here.

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