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EVAPCO to expand, add jobs in Taneytown

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Posted at 9:01 PM, Feb 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-21 21:01:55-05

EVAPCO, Inc. is bringing more jobs and and a new facility to Taneytown in Carroll County. The global designer and manufacturer of evaporative cooling and industrial refrigeration products is expanding its manufacturing operations.

The expansion will bring 125 new jobs over the next five years.

"We are pleased to support the expansion of EVAPCO, which has made its home in Maryland for more than 40 years," said Maryland Department of Commerce Secretary Mike Gill. "With a renewed focus on attracting, retaining, and expanding businesses -- and creating jobs -- Maryland Commerce works closely with our partners in county and local government to ensure that companies like EVAPCO stay and grow right here in Maryland."

EVAPCO will invest $15 million to construct a new 160,000 sq. ft. building next to its current facility. The Maryland Department of Commerce has also approved a $625,000 loan to assist with project costs. The Carroll County Department of Economic Development is also providing a $75,000 training grant.

"The continued growth of a company with a national and global footprint like EVAPCO is a tremendous asset to Carroll County and the State of Maryland," said Governor Larry Hogan. "Our administration is committed to helping companies like EVAPCO - a business that is thriving and providing the citizens of our state with great jobs and more opportunity."

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