“The state-of-the-art facility was built to withstand natural disasters such as hurricanes…”
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Manufacturers continue to invest, innovate, manufacture and distribute right here in the United States, creating new jobs and opportunities. The economy is surging, and the manufacturing industry continues to add jobs while producing more and more for the U.S. economy.
In the latest sign of this exciting growth trend, Frito-Lay, a division of PepsiCo, recently announced plans to invest $159 million in two manufacturing facilities in Frankfort, Indiana:
The Frito-Lay division of PepsiCo, Inc. has made plans to improve its manufacturing capabilities in Frankfort, Indiana. The company is investing $159 million into facility enhancements that include adding two new snack production lines and a 210,000-square-foot warehouse expansion.
Two Frito-Lay manufacturing sites currently operate in the town and run 17 production lines. More than 1,100 people work at the facilities. The new investment will allow the company to hire 50 additional employees.
Frito-Lay’s facilities in Frankfort span 650,000 square feet of manufacturing space and employ 1,100 workers.
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