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Welch’s to expand in Michigan

LANSING, MICH. — Welch Foods, Inc., a producer of grape juices, jams and jellies, introduced it would make investments $26.2 million to expand in Lawton, Mich.

As a part of the enlargement, Welch’s mentioned it would construct a brand new bottling line on the Lawton facility to accommodate growing demand for single-serve drinks. The enlargement is anticipated to create 57 new jobs, the corporate mentioned.

“Welch’s is pleased that our close partnership with UFCW Local 825 has enabled us to commit to this investment, which will support our growth, continue to bring living-wage jobs to the community, and help us make Welch’s an employer of choice in Van Buren County,” mentioned Merrell Bennett, chief provide chain officer at Welch’s. “The State of Michigan is a great place to grow, and we are grateful for the efforts of state and local officials that are helping us make this project a reality.”

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