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Wed July 24, 2013
CertainTeed plans shingle factory in Montgomery County
CertainTeed Corp. plans a new $100 million manufacturing and distribution center in the eastern Missouri town of Jonesburg, a facility expected to create 100 new jobs.
Gov. Jay Nixon was in the small Montgomery County community for a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday. The 150,000-square-foot warehouse will serve as a production and distribution site for residential roofing shingles. CertainTeed is a leading maker of building parts.
The project is aided by a state economic incentive package that requires the company to meet job creation and investment criteria.