Woodgrain Plans $7.5 Million Expansion in Rocky Mount
Building products company Woodgrain Inc. will invest $7.5 million to expand its door-hanging operation in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. The company is headquartered in Idaho with operations in Chile and the U.S., including seven locations in North Carolina. This expansion will relocate Woodgrain's existing operation to a 225,000 square feet facility.
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Additionally, the expansion will create 42 new jobs in Nash County, including production, warehouse, delivery, sales and administrative positions. The new jobs have the potential to create an annual payroll impact of more than $1.8 million. A performance-based grant of $100,000 from the One North Carolina Fund will help with Woodgrain's expansion in North Carolina.
What the president says
"We are excited to expand our Rocky Mount operation, while also creating more jobs that will have a positive impact on this great community," says Todd Dame, president of Woodgrain's Distribution Division. "By expanding our manufacturing capabilities, we are able to further enhance our vertical integration, which plays an essential part in delivering on our commitment of creating quality millwork products. We continue to invest in North Carolina and thank all of our highly skilled associates for helping drive Woodgrain and American manufacturing."