New Aardvark straws plant open; company still hiring

Aardvark Straws has opened its new manufacturing facility at 7310 Innovation Blvd., and about 50 of the 100 jobs expected to be created remain open. The company, which produces environmentally friendly paper straws, has openings for positions such as winders, wrappers and material handlers.

The 100,000-square-foot facility replaces Aardvark’s previous plant and has the ability to expand. For more information on the available jobs, go to