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steel processing plant in Delta is hoping to move forward with a $19.5 million
at Fulton County Processing off State Route 109 say business is up, so they're
looking to expand their facilities and add more employees.
looking to expand to take care of the customers we have and to take on more
work," said Plant Manager Jeff Kunkel.
state funding is approved, the company will move forward with a project to add
more than 80,000 square feet to their facility, and hire at least 14 people
over the next few years.
far, they have the support of the county commissioners and Fulton County
Economic Development Director Lisa Arend.
important for them to stay here," Arend said. "We can't grow the economy
without the local businesses that we already have. We need to support them in
any way we can."
says the fact that the company is looking to expand says a lot about the
County Processing is here because Fulton County provides a good workforce," she
said. "Our employees here have a good work ethic. They'll show up to work, they
work hard. It also shows we are a business-friendly community."
company is hoping to find out if $360,000 in state funding is approved by the
end of August. The rest of the expansion will be privately funded.