NEW YORK Welded
stainless tube maker United Stainless Inc. is spending $3.4
million to expand its Selmer, Tenn., facility.
The company is adding
a 30,000-square-foot building that will house additional
cutting and fabrication equipment and allow for more efficient
storing and handling, the company said.
"This is their eighth
expansion over the past few years," said Ted Moore, executive
director of the McNairy County Economic Development Commission.
"It says a lot for the company as they continue growth in these
difficult economic conditions. Those expansions have allowed
them to more than double the number of employees and operate
from two locations in Selmer."
United Stainless is a
subsidiary of Beloit, Wis.-based United Industries Inc., which
also operates United Industries Cutting & Fabricating in
United Stainless could not be reached for comment.