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James Hardie adding 200 workers with Alabama expansion project

PRATTVILLE, Alabama — James Hardie plans to hire 200 additional workers as the company expands its manufacturing plant in Prattville, where it produces high-performance fiber cement building solutions, according to an announcement by Governor Kay Ivey

The growth project will double the size of the Alabama facility, permitting a large-scale expansion of its manufacturing capacity. Once the new positions are filled, the plant, located on a 103-acre site in Prattville’s South Industrial Park, will have a workforce of 405.

“I’m very pleased that James Hardie is pursuing growth plans that will create 200 new jobs at its Alabama manufacturing center,” Governor Ivey said. “This significant expansion project shows the world that another world-class company is thriving in our state.

“This growth will solidify James Hardie’s presence in Prattville, and I know we can work together to create a bright future for the community,” she added.

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