Plastics company plans to hire 125 in Mankato

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A company that makes molded plastics plans to construct a factory in Mankato and hire 125 people to run it, the Mankato Free Press reports.

The Lakeville-based Imperial Plastics, which makes fasteners, electrical connectors and fittings for use in machines such as ATVs, plans to start construction on the 69,120-square-foot facility in the spring and perhaps finish as early as fall, the newspaper reports.

The company, founded in 1968, employs about 525 people.

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