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Hoover Treated Wood Products Plans Fairfield, Texas, Wood Treating Facility

Retardant wood producer Hoover Treated Wood Products will establish a wood treating facility in Fairfield, Texas. The $9 million project is expected to create 50 jobs.

The facility, located at the Fairfield Industrial Park South, will treat fire-retardant wood products to be used in new construction buildings throughout the region.

"We are thrilled to expand our operations into Texas to service the booming commercial and residential construction industries," said Dave Gillrie, CEO, HTWP. "Fairfield is the ideal choice for our new facility which will feature state-of-the-art technology and bring terrific career opportunities. We truly appreciate the warm receptance we've received from the city and look forward to deepening our connection to this vibrant community.”

Fairfield Economic Development Corporation aided the project with a land grant.

"Fairfield EDC is focused on helping businesses create products and services that grow beyond our local economy," noted David Fowler, president, Fairfield Economic Development Corporation. "These types of new businesses are what generate revenue to build our local economy, and I can't think of a better fit for this than Hoover. With a broad network, this plant will put products made by the Fairfield community into hands throughout the region."

Hoover Treated Wood Products, Inc, in business since 1955, supplies a comprehensive portfolio of pressure-impregnated kiln-dried lumber and plywood products for fire retardant and preservative applications. Hoover has multiple company-owned treating facilities, located to service a 100 plus member stocking distributor network which thoroughly covers the United States.

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