Missouri Company Planning for Hurricanes

1 decade 2 years 6 months ago Tuesday, May 23 2006 May 23, 2006 Tuesday, May 23, 2006 4:06:20 PM CDT May 23, 2006 in News
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Kontek Industries of New Madrid has received contracts to provide hurricane-resistant safe houses and modular building systems in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, and at Louisiana State University. The company has expanded its work force to more than 100 to meet the June delivery date, in time for the start of hurricane season. Kontek chief executive officer Charlie Merrill says there are a lot of similarities in designing a product to withstand a bomb blast or a natural disaster.

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