Up to 200 Jobs Headed to Durant

DURANT, Okla. (AP) - Groundbreaking is today in Durant for a Texas company that's building a factory where it will manufacture modular buildings.

Icon Construction is planning a 75,000 square foot factory with production beginning in January.

Icon Vice President Chic Henderson says 75 employees will be
hired initially with up to 200 people eventually being hired.

Henderson says the company will announce application procedures
and salary information later this year.

In additiong to the groundbreaking, the Durant Industrial Authority Office of Economic Development and announced 8 commercial and industrial corporations that are currently under construction.

American Heritage Distribution Center
Durant Shredding LLC
Davis Distributing
Eagle SUspensions
Earth Biofules
Hardy Farms Feed Company
NexxLinx of Oklahoma