Farm equipment maker to open St. Cloud factory, create 100 new jobs

Geringhoff, a 132-year-old Germany-based company that makes corn harvesting equipment and other farm tools, plans to invest more than $20 million to launch operations in central Minnesota, the St. Cloud Times reports.
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Geringhoff, a 132-year-old Germany-based company that makes corn harvesting equipment and other farm tools, plans to invest more than $20 million to launch operations in central Minnesota, the St. Cloud Times reports.

The Star Tribune notes the manufacturer toured 40 prospective factories throughout the U.S. before picking a former door and lumber plant in St. Cloud's Airport Industrial Park.

Mayor Dave Kleis tells Fox 9, the facility will create 100 jobs initially, with the potential of growing to 500 jobs. Applications are already being accepted online.

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development is offering Geringhoff a $500,000 forgivable loan to get started, KARE 11 reports.

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