New, full-time jobs are heading to Alabama. Ecore International, a manufacturing and recycling company, plans to invest $25.5 million to open a facility in Ozark. Keep reading to find out what this means for Dale County.
84 jobs coming to Dale County
A new manufacturing company is coming to Dale County with plans to use an existing building in Ozark for its facility. According to the Alabama Department of Commerce, the company plans to have 84 full-time positions. These jobs will pay an average annual salary of almost $42,500.
“Ecore International is a great addition for Alabama’s business community, and its decision to locate an advanced manufacturing and recycling facility in Dale County will have a major economic impact on the rural area.”Kay Ivey, Gorvernor, Alabama
What is Ecore International?
Based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, this company uses reclaimed materials to make flooring and surface products. Ecore International is the largest converter of reclaimed rubber in the continent, mostly using recycled truck tires. Their products are sold to:
- Fitness Centers
- Nursing homes
- Recreation centers
“Ecore is a champion of sustainability, with a primary goal of creating products that improve lives and the environment. Its new tire recycling and manufacturing facility in Dale County will help this impressive company extend its mission while also providing good-paying jobs for citizens there.”Greg Canfield, Secretary, Alabama Department of Commerce