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Office supply manufacturer brings jobs from Philippines

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ACCO Brands is moving 34 front-office jobs from Manila, Philippines to Booneville at a cost of $159,000, bringing the total of jobs there to 613, according to a press release.

ACCO Brands in 2014 expanded call center operations by 162 jobs at a cost of $1.6 million.

Mississippi Development Authority provided a $150,000 grant for  building modifications. The city of Booneville and Prentiss County split a 10 percent matching grant.

ACCO Brands Corp. is one of the world’s largest suppliers of branded school, office and consumer products and print finishing solutions. ACCO designs, markets and sells products in more than 100 countries worldwide.

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