JACKSON, Minn. (AP) — An expansion of AGCO’s tractor plant in southwestern Minnesota is expected to generate up to 150 new jobs, many in production.
Gov. Mark Dayton arrived at the plant Thursday in a Massey Ferguson tractor to officially open the 75,000-square-foot addition in Jackson. Some 900 employees gathered to celebrate the expansion, which brings the Massey Ferguson product line back to the United States.READ MORE: Jason DeRusha Announces Transition To New Role At WCCO-TV
AGCO’s addition includes a visitor’s center with a showroom, dining area and movie theater.READ MORE: With Anti-Asian Hate On The Rise, School Program Focuses On Mental Health For AAPI Youth
The Fairmount Sentinel reports the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development estimates Jackson’s economic output will grow by more than $2 million.MORE NEWS: Next Weather: Warmer Tuesday, Rainy Wednesday
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