RICHMOND, Va. - Tyson Foods Inc. says it has completed a $14 million investment to increase production capacity at its Hanover County poultry plant.
In addition to installing new equipment, the Arkansas-based company says it also hired 120 additional employees at the plant, increasing its employment to about 760.
The 177,000-square-foot plant produces rotisserie chickens, breast filets, tenders and thighs for food service customers such as restaurants.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports ( http://bit.ly/11yjVnL) that the improvements were part of larger group of expansion and investment projects at the company's multiple facilities.
Information from: Richmond Times-Dispatch, http://www.timesdispatch.com
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