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Wellborn Cabinet Expands Ashland, Alabama, Manufacturing Plant

09/02/2021
Kitchen and bath cabinets maker Wellborn Cabinet Inc. will invest $15 million at its plant in Clay County, Alabama. The project is expected to create over 200 jobs.

The company will expand its manufacturing capabilities in Ashland with the addition of a planer mill and a paint facility. Altogether, the project adds four buildings to its Ashland complex, growing its total size to 2.2 million square feet.

“With the help of our local, state, and federal officials along with our local schools, we’ve been blessed with the ability to have this expansion and have the opportunity to add these jobs to our economy,” said Paul Wellborn, the company’s CEO and president.

The expansion includes healthcare and daycare facilities for Wellborn’s workforce in Clay County, which today exceeds 1,300 people.

“Since its founding in Ashland 60 years ago, Wellborn Cabinet has grown to become a central pillar in Clay County’s economy,” said Greg Canfield, Secretary of the Alabama Department of Commerce.“The company’s expansion project will serve to boost its footprint in its hometown while delivering a significant economic impact for the entire region.”

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