Facility expansion bringing 350 new jobs to northeast Iowa
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OELWEIN, Iowa (AP) _ Officials say the expansion of a battery company facility will bring 350 new jobs to northeastern Iowa.
East Penn Manufacturing Co. executives joined city and state officials Friday at a celebration of the new battery manufacturing and distribution plant in Oelwein (OHL'-wyne).
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that the expansion was aided by $3. million in state tax credits and $1.75 million in direct financial assistance approved by the Iowa Economic Development Authority in 2015.
The company has operated a smaller distribution center in Oelwein for about 10 years.
Information from: Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, http://www.wcfcourier.com
By The Associated Press, Copyright 2019