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Columbus, OH – Liberty Casting, a jobbing foundry specializing in gray and ductile iron casting, announced today that it will invest $4.6 million to expand and renovate its Liberty Road facility in Delaware, accommodating new equipment and more modern processes. The expansion will add 52 jobs to the area.
“This investment in the Columbus Region was a strategic decision for Liberty Casting, with the area’s strong workforce and our longtime partnership with the City of Delaware being key factors,” said Jerry Harmeyer, CEO, Liberty Casting. “We look forward to leveraging these factors even more as we continue to build upon the company’s established presence in the Region.”
The renovation is expected to begin in the spring of 2014 and be completed in 2015.
“Liberty Casting has been a good employer to 150 people in the Columbus Region, and we are happy the company has decided to expand its business here in the City of Delaware,” said Sean Hughes, economic development director, City of Delaware. “This is another great example of manufacturing growing in our region.
About Liberty Casting
Liberty Casting specializes in gray and ductile iron castings for customers in agriculture, construction, compressor and other industries. Liberty Casting provides value-added services such as heat treating and pattern design and assures the highest in quality control for its customers. For more information, visit LibertyCasting.com.
About Columbus 2020
Columbus 2020 is a public-private partnership that leverages the strengths of the Columbus Region’s talented workforce, small and large businesses, research and academic institutions, and international connections to ignite economic growth and build a healthier, more sustainable future for Central Ohio. The initiative grows our economy by ensuring that our existing companies are growing and thriving, that the world’s leading companies are attracted to the 11-county region, that innovations are cultivated and commercialized, and that our civic infrastructure is continually improving to meet the challenges of a rapidly evolving world economy. For more information, visit ColumbusRegion.com.