CarbonLITE to add 130 jobs; 2nd facility also possible


MUHLENBERG TWP., Pa. – Major construction is wrapping up at the CarbonLITE plastic-bottle recycling plant on Route 61 in Muhlenberg Township, where 130 new jobs will be heading soon, officials said.

It will be the California-based company’s third and largest facility in the United States, with pre-production possibly starting next month. The company’s clients include Pepsico and Nestle, both in the Allentown area.