November 14, 2012

Savannah firm to expand, add up to 200 new jobs


Associated Press

SAVANNAH — A machine company has announced plans for an expansion of its Savannah facility that is expected to add up to 200 jobs.

The Savannah Morning News reports (http://bit.ly/ZEUp0M) that K Machine Industrial Services LLC announced the expansion Tuesday, at a meeting of the Savannah Economic Development Authority.

Company officials say the firm will expand its existing Savannah facility by 20,000 square feet, adding larger machines and 150 to 200 new jobs when the project is complete in about two years.

The company specializes in the machining and repair of turbines, pumps and valves for a variety of industries, including Mitsubishi, Georgia Ports Authority and others. The company already employs nearly 500 workers at its 45,000-square-foot Savannah facility.