Tyson Foods is expanding its workforce at an Ohio plant to keep up with production demand.
The company has announced plans to add 200 employees to its Amherst, Ohio plant, which manufactures sandwiches for various company brands. According to media reports, Tyson has injected approximately $20 million in the plant over the past year.
This investment expanded the facility’s production lines and capacity, according to Powder & Bulk Solids.
Currently, there are 525 employees at the Ohio plant, the Chronicle-Telegram reported. This expansion will boost the plant’s employee count to approximately 725.
Tyson announced that it introducing new frozen breakfast casseroles and wraps as part of its Jimmy Dean brand. While the company did not specify that the Ohio plant would manufacture these products, the plant focus on frozen ready-to-make sandwiches and entrees.