John Deere Looks to Create Missouri Jobs

6 years 10 months 3 weeks ago Monday, November 21 2011 Nov 21, 2011 Monday, November 21, 2011 3:32:23 AM CST November 21, 2011 in News
By: Associated Press

STRAFFORD, Mo. (AP) -- A division of Deere & Co. is breaking ground for a new facility in southwestern Missouri expected to create 55 jobs over five years.

John Deere Reman produces remanufactured equipment components, such as engines, drive trains and compressors. The company already has a plant in northeastern Springfield.

The $14 million, 275,000-square-foot facility being built in nearby Strafford will serve as the central processing and storage location for Deere dealers around the country.

John Deere Reman officials say the new plant will help grow the company's remanufacturing business.

Gov. Jay Nixon planned to join company and community officials at Monday afternoon's groundbreaking in the new Strafford Industrial Park.

 

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