ScottsMiracle-Gro Starts $3.6M Plant Expansion ProjectScottsMiracle-Gro Starts $3.6M Plant Expansion Project
July 11, 2018
Lawn and garden products producer ScottsMiracle-Gro Companyrecently broke ground on an expansion project at the firm’s Ft. Madison, IA manufacturing plant, a July 2 press release announced.
The company is investing $3.6 million to build a new 4400-sq-ft addition that will contain a new packaging line and upgraded equipment. ScottsMiracle-Grow also plans to hire some 40 new full-time workers at the site, which focuses on the production of liquid lawn and garden products.
“Today, we produce 70% of the liquid products for ScottsMiracle-Gro in Ft. Madison and next year, with expanded production capacity, we will produce over 95% of the company’s Miracle-Gro, Ortho, and Roundup consumer products,” Leslie Malinski, the firm’s director of liquid operations, said in a statement.
The company’s plan to upgrade its Iowa plant comes after ScottsMiracle-Gro said it would close another liquids manufacturing facility in Pearl, MS.
Completion of the project its slated for November 2018.
For more news headlines, articles, and equipment reviews, visit our Equipment Zones
You May Also Like