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Douglas Manufacturing creating 50 jobs with Pell City expansion project

PELL CITY, Alabama — Commerce Secretary Ellen McNair today announced that Douglas Manufacturing Co. plans to invest nearly $11.7 million to expand its production facility in St. Clair County through a project that will create 50 jobs.

Founded in 1978, Douglas Manufacturing’s mission is to help its customers make their conveyor systems safer and more profitable. As a member of the Rulmeca Group, Douglas is one of 18 global manufacturing and sales companies, comprised of more than 1,200 team members, and trusted by customers in more than 85 countries.

Douglas will construct a state-of-the-art 50,000-square-foot idler plant at its Industrial Park Drive location in Pell City. Additional improvements are being made to increase capacity in Douglas’ other four product lines

“We’re pleased that Douglas Manufacturing has chosen to expand its operation in Pell City and add 50 new jobs to its workforce,” McNair said. “It always sends a strong statement when companies decide to re-invest in Alabama because it means they’re finding success here.”

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