P&G plant to employ individuals with physical and developmental challenges

Procter & Gamble opened a new packaging customization facility at its plant in Auburn, ME.

In partnership with the Maine Bureau of Rehabilitation Services and the Department of Health & Human Services, this new FlexiCenter facility will offer local employment opportunities for individuals with physical and developmental challenges, as well as disabled veterans. These new hires will account for at least 30% of the facility's workforce, and once hiring is complete, the FlexiCenter will house a total of 60 local employees.

"The FlexiCenter operation demonstrates P&G's commiitment to diversity and inclusion showcasing the high level of excellence at the Auburn site," says site leader Felica Coney. "The FlexiCenter is an example of business collaborating with state government and private agencies to deliver an incredible opportunity for an amazing group of people."

P&G currently employs an estimated 7,000 individuals with various disabilities and expects a positive community impact from this new facility.
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