Hearth & Home Technologies, the world's largest hearth manufacturer and part of HNI Corporation, will expand its manufacturing operations in Mount Pleasant, Iowa.
According the company officials, the manufacturer is increasing the production capacity in its Shingo Prize-winning facility, including incorporating gas hearth products for its Monessen brand. Already one of the largest employers in the area, the move is expected to add 35 jobs. The space also serves as one of HHT's regional distribution centers.
"Our world-class Mount Pleasant facility has been providing jobs since 1965," said V.P. Berger, President of HHT. "We are committed to creating opportunities in the community, and appreciate the support and commitment we've received from Mount Pleasant in return. We look forward to adding new members to our terrific team."
Headquartered in Lakeville, Minn., Hearth and Home Technologies is the leading manufacturer of fireplaces, stoves and inserts. The company thrives on continual innovation and carries the industry's best and most-recognized brands, including Heat & Glo, Heatilator, Quadra-Fire, Harman, Majestic, Monessen, Vermont Castings, Outdoor Lifestyles, SimpliFire, WoodPro and PelPro. HHT also manages Fireside Hearth & Home retail stores and builder design centers.