He received approximately $2.8 million in tax benefits from the State of Kentucky and Henderson County that are expected to be realized over a ten-year period, subject to certain conditions. The new jobs will pay very competitive rates and benefits and are expected to average about $24 per hour, including benefits, Columbia said in a press release.
“We have had a distribution center in Kentucky since 2004. We believe investing in this area will be good for our business, strengthen our supply chain and allow us to hire top-notch talent. Columbia has been a great community partner over the years,” Tim Boyle, President, CEO and Chairman of the Boardsaid in a statement.
Columbia Sportswear Company, an innovator in active outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment, has announced that it will expand its capabilities at its distribution center in Robards, Kentucky. CSC plans to invest approximately $4 million in the facility and add more than 175 full-time associate jobs and supervisory opportunities to the community.
“We are truly grateful for the continued investment Columbia Sportswear is making in our region. We are confident that this project will help Columbia achieve its strategic goals. This expansion will benefit the citizens of Northwestern Kentucky. ” Henderson County Executive Judge Brad Schneidersaid.
“Our distribution center in Henderson County continues to develop new processing capabilities. Investing in this area will help us achieve our goal of getting our products into the hands of our customers and consumers as quickly as possible,” Alonzo Plater, Vice President, Global Distributionsaid.
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