POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. – Missouri-based commercial refrigeration manufacturer True Manufacturing announced today it will build a new facility in Poplar Bluff.
The company is investing $21 million dollars to create a new facility and also create 175 jobs in the area.
The new facility enables better production of its current line of products and it will occupy all 54 acres of Poplar Bluff’s newest industrial park.
“True Manufacturing’s expansion is a Missouri success story, and I’m proud that this world-class company is continuing to invest and grow right here in our state,” said Governor Mike Parson. “This new facility will provide quality jobs and fresh opportunities for Missourians in Poplar Bluff, while further strengthening our vibrant manufacturing sector.”
True Manufacturing facilities consist of more than 3.7 million square feet across Missouri.
“We at True Manufacturing are excited to bring our 75+ years of tradition and manufacturing excellence to the proud City of Poplar Bluff,” said Steve Trulaske, CEO of True Manufacturing. “With deep roots as a family-owned business, our purpose is to provide employment opportunities, at all levels of manufacturing, with opportunities for growth and career advancement. We will remain a refrigeration industry leader by honoring our past, innovating with new technologies, and entrenching ourselves within Poplar Bluff and surrounding communities.
True Manufacturing used the Missouri Works program, a tool that helps companies expand and retain workers by providing access to capital through withholdings or tax credits for job creation for this expansion.
Learn more about Missouri Works here.
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