Canadian Company Opening Plant In Jefferson CountyPosted: Updated:
EZ STAK, a company that makes aluminum storage units for work trucks and vans, is starting a new operation in Jefferson County.
"They currently have a location in Kingston, Ontario and will be starting production here with a start-up, hopefully, their goal is by February 1, 2018," said Cheryl Mayforth of The WorkPlace.
The Kingston, Ontario-based company has already signed a lease and plans on moving into the Jefferson County Corporate Park just outside the city of Watertown in early December.
According Dave Zembiec, the Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency's Deputy CEO, the company is looking to fill seven to ten jobs, but there could be as many as 30 in the future.
He also says they're assembly jobs and employees will make more than minimum wage.
Mayforth says this isn't the first time officials with EZ STAK had their eyes on Jefferson County.
"This company had approached the area probably about five years ago and so now they feel the time is right to expand into the United States," said Mayforth.
If you're interested in working for the company, the WorkPlace is holding a recruiting event at its Coffeen Street next Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mayforth says bring your resume. There's no application to fill out.