Kronospan Expansion Announced for Oxford
The Calhoun County Economic Development Council announces the expansion of Kronospan in Oxford and with that announcement the promise of 160 new jobs for the region. The expansion will consist of four projects. Kronospan plans to make a $362,000,000 capital investment in the expansion and also hire additional people for its workforce. Chief Financial Officer Tim Pack says this gives the company the opportunity to expand its market footprint. Kronospan will utilize the services of the local Alabama Career Center to recruit for the expansion project. Hiring for the expansions will be undertaken in phases starting this Fall. A job fair will be conducted at the Career Center located at Coleman Road in Anniston. An announcement concerning the date and time of the job fair will be made in the near future.