RPP Products Opens 180,000 Square Foot Facility in Butler, Creates 40+ Jobs

—RPP Products CEO Eric Zwigart brings part of $150 million company to his hometown, adding a second location within an hour of Pittsburgh—

—RPP celebrates national expansion with grand opening event and 1,000+ gallons of hand sanitizer donations to local homeless shelters, first responders and schools—

BUTLER, Penn., Sept. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RPP Products today announced the grand opening of its 180,000 square foot facility in Butler, PA, marking the company’s fifth location nationwide and second within an hour’s drive of Pittsburgh (another facility is located in the Akron, OH area). To celebrate the milestone, the company held a Grand Opening event with employees, partners, business and community leaders, local non-profit organizations and first responders. RPP Products also announced 40-plus new Warehouse/Production Associate job openings at the Butler facility.

“As a Pittsburgh native, our growth in Butler County is very personal to me,” said Eric Zwigart, CEO of

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Final School Aid Numbers In For Butler, Kinnelon, Bloomingdale

Gov. Phil Murphy has released revised state aid figures, saying they will overall remain steady from fiscal year 2020 despite the “historic financial challenges New Jersey is facing due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.”

But a number of districts – nearly 400 of them – will get less money than they expected when Murphy first offered his school funding plan in February.

Indeed, more than 190 school districts will see cuts from last year’s funding, and they may need tax increases to make up the differences

Butler received $2,201,800 in state funds in 2019-2020. Initially the district was slated to receive $2,200,836this year which was not changed by the pandemic response. That represents a -964 or zero percent decrease.

Bloomingdale received $1,828,119 in state funds in 2019-2020. Initially the district was slated to receive $1,663,676 this year which was not changed by the pandemic response. That represents a -164,443 or

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