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Canadian Manufacturer Locating First U.S. Operation in Alabama

Canada-headquartered manufacturer Commercial Spring & Tool Company Limited will open its first United States location in LaFayette, Alabama, according to the Opelika-Auburn News. At least 70 new jobs are planned with the expansion, with hiring to begin at the end of this year or in early 2010. The News reports that the company will locate in an existing vacant facility, where it will manufacture metal stamped parts and tool-and-die assemblies. Commercial Spring is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, where it employs 450; the company serves the automotive, electronics, and communication industries. No information was released regarding the company's investment or any financial incentives from state or local governments.

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