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Maintainer Expansion Project Announced

Sheldon, IA (KICD)–A Sheldon manufacturer has announced plans to expand their production capacity.

Maintainer Corporation of Iowa plans to break ground this month on a plant addition that will increase factory space by 30%.The expansion, which is expected to be fully completed by Spring 2015, will add 17,750 square feet to the existing manufacturing facility. Maintainer also plans to add 3,000 sq. ft. to its office space.

General Manager Shelley Morris tells KICD News they have seen continued growth in their product sector.

In order to make room for more inventory, Maintainer is working with the City of Sheldon and the Sheldon Chamber and Development Corporation to improve its grounds to the west of the existing building. The entire project cost is estimated to be in the $1.25 to $1.5 million range. Maintainer is now hiring and expects to add a minimum of 15 new jobs, but 20 or more new jobs are possible.

Maintainer Corporation has been manufacturing high-quality, custom-built mechanics service truck bodies, lube truck bodies and cranes since 1976.

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