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NC plant adding 55 jobs over next 3 years


REIDSVILLE, N.C. -- A company that makes automotive parts is adding 55 jobs and investing more than $1 million at its plant in North Carolina over the next three years.

The News & Record of Greensboro reported that WhiteRidge Plastics LLC will expand its operations in Reidsville with the help of a $45,000 grant from the One North Carolina Fund.

WhiteRidge Plastics is a subsidiary of Myers Industries Inc. in Akron, Ohio. The company makes parts for cars and trucks, agricultural equipment, recreational vehicles, industrial applications and other uses.

About 100 people work at the plant now.

The company plans to install new product lines in the Reidsville facility to manufacture parts for Honda light trucks and all-terrain vehicles.

Information from: News & Record

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