Last week, readers were most interested in CoorsTek’s expansion in Arkansas (CoorsTek Celebrates Groundbreaking for New Facility Expansion in Benton): “CoorsTek recently joined with local and state officials to celebrate groundbreaking activities for a new facility expansion in Benton, Ark. The expansion will total 50,000 sq ft and amount to $26 million in capital investments, as well as a workforce increase of approximately 15%. The facility, which currently has 180,000 sq ft of manufacturing space and employs more than 200 people, has served U.S. and international customers in the aerospace and defense industries since 1979.
“‘CoorsTek is pleased to announce expansion of our Benton facility,’ said Jonathan Coors, co-CEO. “This expansion will provide new jobs supporting the aerospace and defense industries, and supporting manufacturing in central Arkansas. As we continue to grow globally, we are committed to the long-term strength of the local communities where we live and work.’”
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