Tyson Foods expanding N.C. plantTyson Foods expanding N.C. plant
Plant expansion is expected to add approximately 50 new jobs.
February 12, 2016
Tyson Foods has selected its Monroe, N.C., poultry processing facility for a $5 million equipment investment that has the potential to create additional jobs. The facility currently employs around 1,500 people and has an annual payroll of about $50 million.
The announcement comes approximately one month after the Union County Board of Commissioners and the Monroe City Council awarded separate grants potentially worth a combined $225,000.
“Tyson Foods is encouraged by the strong support the community has shown toward this project, and we are proud to announce we will be making this investment in Monroe,” said Jonathan Edwards, complex manager for the Monroe facility.
Tyson has owned the plant since 1989, when it acquired the facility from Holly Farms.
“Tyson Foods has bene an employer in our city for decades,” stated Bobby Kilgore, mayor of Monroe. “We are so glad the support we demonstrated has resulted in our winning this latest project and securing even more employment opportunities for years to come.”
The expansion is expected to add approximately 50 new jobs.
About the Author(s)
You May Also Like
House passes rail contract, mandates sick timeJan 12, 2023
Current Conditions for
New York, NY
Enter a zip code to see the weather conditions for a different location.