ConAgra Expanding Slim Jim Plant in Ohio, Adding 100 Jobs

The company plans to invest $60 million at its plant in Troy.

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A report from the Dayton Daily News says that packaged goods conglomerate ConAgra Brands plans to expand its Slim Jim factory in Troy, OH with a $60 million investment that will add 100 jobs to the area.

The expansion will boost capacity for Slim Jim products at the facility, which first opened in Troy in 1997 and has been expanded three times. It currently employs about 950 people.

The report says the project will add 15,000-square-feet to the plant, with construction expected to begin in August and complete in February 2023.

The Daily News notes that ConAgra has invested over $250 million at the Troy plant over the past eight years.

In July 2020, ConAgra announced plans to spend $100 million in upgrading its meat snacks processing operations at the Troy plant. At that time, ConAgra said it would at 63,000-square-feet to the facility in a project that would add new packaging capabilities, new smokehouse and new drying rooms.

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