Plainwell Ransom Library District
JBS USA Investment Supports Construction of New Library with Children’s Discovery Library Area
Providing children with an exploratory learning environment allows them to develop a wide range of cognitive and motor skills that extend to all aspects of their development. JBS USA’s investment in the city’s new district library will provide funding for the Children’s Discovery Library, which will center around Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) with interactive displays, books and other learning materials.
Partner: City of Plainwell Ransom District Library
Target Completion Date: Q4 2020
Footprint in Plainwell
The Plainwell facility began operations in 1918 under the Murray Packing company. In 2010, the facility joined the JBS USA family. Plainwell is one of the few plants that produces ground beef patties. More than 1 million pounds of beef are produced each day.
Local / Area Producers: 600 Payments to Producers: $570M+ Payroll Taxes: $5M+