Company To Keep Wilson County Plant Open

A Minnesota company is taking over a Wilson County plant that was scheduled to close next year and will add jobs to those already there.

IWCO Direct will retain 440 jobs and make 98 new positions at the Cox Target Media plant in Elm City. Governor Mike Easley says the firm was given a 375-thousand dollar grant by the state.

IWCO says it will invest 18-point-nine (m) million dollars overthree years to upgrade the facility for its direct mail business.