Milton, Ont.—Insulation giant Roxul, Inc., is expanding its North American operations with plans to build a $160-million manufacturing facility in Mississippi.
The 600,000 sq. ft. facility, slated for construction in Marshall County, Miss., approximately 50-kilometres from Memphis, Tenn., will employ about 150 people, the company announced.
Roxul, a subsidiary of Rockwool International, currently operates in Milton, Ont., and Grand Forks, B.C.
The company said in a statement production at the Canadian facilities will remain unchanged.
Construction of the new facility will begin later this year, with production expected to begin by 2014.