Company to open plant in Mount Airy, hire 140
MOUNT AIRY (AP) A company that makes household, automotive and other cleaning products plans to hire 140 people to work in the manufacturing facility it plans to establish in a former furniture plant in Mount Airy.
Awesome Products owner L.D. Hardas said Friday that he hopes the plant will eventually employ at least 300 people.
Hardas’ company is investing about $22 million in the venture, which includes buying the 540,000-square-foot Bassett Furniture plant and retooling it.