The American pet food company, Hill’s Pet Nutrition plans for an expansion in Warren County to create 25 full-time jobs.

The $25 million investment will add a packaging unit to the company’s Turner Court plant in Bowling Green.

This will improve capacity in response to rising demand for the company’s expanding product offerings.

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The facility presently employs 171 employees, and will hire more workers in production, technology, food safety, and administrative support when it moves to 24-hour operations seven days a week.

Work on the extension is planned to begin in 2022 and be finished by early 2025.

Steve Nelson, plant manager for Hill’s Pet Nutrition said: “As a longtime member of the Bowling Green community, we are proud of our continued growth and our ability to add more jobs in the area, with a focus on attracting diverse candidates.”

He added: “Working at Hill’s is much more than a job. Our diets help transform the health of pets and enrich their special relationship with their families. As a company, we are committed to making a positive impact in everything we do – from sustainability to animal welfare to our community involvement.”

Hill’s a subsidiary of Colgate-Palmolive Co. was established in 1948 and is headquartered in Topeka, Kansas. 

The Warren County facility started its operations in 1987, and has invested more than $150 million in the operation over the last three decades.

Source: The Lane Report

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