The Japanese company will hire 500 jobs with its first shift, then add 350 workers through a second shift. Ultimately, with truckers to shuttle the parts, total employment is likely to hit 910 in two years, Nipp said.
Additional jobs are likely to be created by small businesses to support TS Tech, Nipp said. “There’s no reason to think this won’t be successful,” he said.
The plant will be located slightly outside city limits.