Two companies expand, bringing new jobs to Sherman

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SHERMAN, TX - More than 40 new jobs are coming to Sherman as two major corporations start expanding. Tuesday the community came together to break ground on an $8 million project for Emerson Process Management-Fisher Controls, while Globitech is now doubling their planned expansion.

A celebration plant manager Mark Anderson says is the product of hard, honest work.

"Our goal is to first off, work safely, and then to make sure we're delivering our customer with a world class product," said Anderson.

Tuesday the Sherman community gathered to help break ground on an $8 million expansion at Emerson Process Management-Fisher Controls.

"You do so much to make our community a better place," said Sherman Mayor Cary Wacker as she addressed the crowd.

Wacker says the company fosters a family culture for it's employees, "well it's a great day for Sherman. Many people have worked for this plant for over thirty years."

James Johnson is in his 6th year, "It's a great atmosphere to work in all the people are nice it's a good safety atmosphere."

The expansion will create 22 new jobs. SEDCO president Scott Connell says they've provided an incentive grant of nearly $400,000.

In March, Globitech also agreed to an expansion to create 10 new jobs. Connell says Tuesday, the company agreed to double that project, with an incentive grant of $900,000.

"These are good paying jobs, and we're really excited about the continuing investment," said Connell.

Both projects are expected to be completed in about a year, but Tuesday--was for taking a moment to appreciate progress at Fisher Controls.

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