WAUSAU, Wis (WSAU) A Wausau company has been awarded a 1-point-5 million dollar Navy contract by the U.S. Department of Defense
Clover Industries will make some of the metal components for aircraft launch and recovery systems on aircraft carriers.
The company employs about 80 people at its Wausau facility. They will hire a handful of new workers to fulfill the contract, and will add a partial second-shift to meet their deadline.
The contract will run through all of 2010, and into part of 2011.