In April, CertainTeed Corporation, which has 60 plants across the nation, chose Jonesburg, Mo., to build an asphalt roofing shingle manufacturing and distribution facility.
The small town of Jonesburg, with just more than 700 residents, is receiving major help in developing the infrastructure to support the new facility
The White House announced in a press release that the U.S. Department of Commerce is giving $1.9 million to Jonesburg.
City Administrator Gerard Ritter said this grant will keep the project process running smoothly.
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.