Cargill will build new $50M plant in Dayton area

Minneapolis-based Cargill Inc. will expand its presence in the Dayton region with a new, $50-million manufacturing plant that will create 12 new jobs, the Dayton Business Journal reports. Cargill, which “provides food, agriculture, financial aid and industrial products,” will construct a “300,000-square-foot animal nutrition plant near its other facility in the Preble County town of Lewisburg,” according to the article. The new plant will be “the company’s only ‘fully non-medicated’ animal feed plant in the U.S.” when it opens in 2019. Cargill currently employs 957 people in the Dayton region among its facilities in Dayton, Lewisburg, Sidney and Brookville. For more, read the full article.

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