EL DORADO — Construction is expected to begin next month on the BG Products expansion.
The City of El Dorado will facilitate more than $24 million worth of industrial revenue bonds for the build beginning in November.
The expansion will increase the El Dorado distribution center to 170,000 sqft. The 120,000 sqft expansion is planned in conjunction with a 37,000 sqft facility being planned for Wichita. There the company will house a chemical lab and training facility.
The Wichita Business Journal reports that the company now employees 285 people with an anticipated 15 new jobs coming to El Dorado when the expansion is completed.