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Auto Parts Manufacturer to Locate New Facility in KY and Create 100 Jobs

Canadian-based Beta Tech Inc. has announced Glasgow, Kentucky, has been chosen for its first U.S. manufacturing facility operating under its Fortis Manufacturing brand. The automotive parts supplier will invest $5.1 million in the Barren County project and create 100 jobs over the next several years.

Fortis Manufacturing, a division of Beta Tech Inc., makes precision tooling and stampings for the automotive industry in North America. It plans to acquire an 80,000-sq.-ft. facility on 16 acres in the Highland Glen Industrial Park, and have the new plant operational by January 2012.

The Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority preliminarily approved the company for tax incentives of up to $1.5 million through the Kentucky Business Investment program.


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