Press Release: Hazleton, PA


Leading Plastics Product Manufacturer Opens New Job Opportunities In Hazleton, PA


Hazleton, PA - IRIS USA, a trusted name in injected-molded plastic products, has announced today that it has begun hiring for its new Hazleton manufacturing and distribution facility. The new 500,000-square-foot, located at 440 Forest Road in Humboldt Industrial Park, will provide dozens of employment roles in manufacturing, supply chain management, e-commerce and business support positions for local Luzerne County residents.

“We are honored to be part of the Hazleton community, and to drive new job creation in the area,” said Doc Takahashi, President of IRIS. “Luzerne County is home to a highly-skilled, talented and diverse workforce. We welcome job seekers to join us at our new Humboldt Industrial Park location.”

Construction on the IRIS USA facility in Hazleton began in 2018 in partnership with CAN DO, Inc. and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The state-of-the-art, 34-acre campus features Turret forklifts and 26 electric machines, with plans to expand to an additional 16 machines by 2021. IRIS USA invested $80M in the facility, bringing economic and employment opportunities to the region. It is the company's first east coast plant in the United States, and its 4th manufacturing and distribution location. 

“Our goal to bring leading innovation to consumer products begins with our manufacturing and distribution facilities. We’re proud of our east coast expansion, and to bring cutting-edge machinery, technology and processes to Pennsylvania through our new location.”

Founded in 1971, IRIS is a leading manufacturer of an ever-expanding range of reliable, problem-solving products for consumers and businesses. The company’s spectrum of injection-molded products include storage and pet products, while a number of imported products are distributed such as; small appliances, furniture and other solutions. In addition to its new Hazelton manufacturing and distribution facility, the company has U.S. locations in Arizona, Wisconsin and Texas. 

For more information about IRIS USA, including career opportunities at its Luzerne County plant, visit


IRIS doesn't just sell products. We sell solutions. “solutions for everyday living®” encompasses our goal of offering an ever-expanding range of reliable, problem-solving products to a wide audience. We aim to be accessible to all, not only in availability, but in affordability. We strive to be forward-thinking by anticipating future needs as problems we are prepared to solve.