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Ashley Furniture to open new plant in Mississippi

Ashley Furniture Homestore logo (courtesy of Wikipedia)
Ashley Furniture Homestore logo (courtesy of Wikipedia)

ARCADIA, WI (WTAQ) - Wisconsin’s Ashley Furniture continues to get bigger.

The Arcadia-based firm says it will open a new plant in Verona Mississippi, where it will employ 60 people to make mattresses and sofa sleepers.

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant made the announcement Tuesday during his State of the State address, and Ashley CEO Todd Wanek was on hand for it.

The state provided $165,000 in community development funds to improve roads to serve the plant. It will be located in a 275,000-square foot industrial structure that’s now vacant.

Wanek said Ashley chose the site because it’s close to other Mississippi operations, it’s connected to a railroad, and it’s located in a foreign trade zone.