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Infrastructure manufacturer expands Jasper operations

Valmont Jasper

Valmont Industries, Inc., officials announced the company will expand its Jasper operations by investing more than $6 million to increase production of vital infrastructure. Through the expansion, Valmont will create 80 new jobs, including highly technical positions requiring nationally recognized certifications and entry-level positions requiring workforce development training. Valmont’s location in Jasper employs 270 Tennesseans and is an important supplier of steel poles and structures to utility and transportation markets nationwide. Through this project, the company will be able to meet the ever-growing demand of the area in replacing aging infrastructure and building more climate resilience. Established in 1946, Valmont has been a global leader in creating vital infrastructure and advancing agricultural productivity. Today, the company remains committed to doing more with less while driving innovation through technology. Valmont’s portfolio of products serve infrastructure markets within lighting and transportation, utility, telecom, solar and agriculture markets through its center pivot irrigation equipment. The company also provides coatings services to protect the life of steel structures.