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March 16, 2012CHILLICOTHE, MO |  By: Coffey

Chillicothe Plant to Expand

A major manufacturing plant in Chillicothe, Sonoco Plastics, announced this morning a 75,000 square foot expansion project that is estimated to add 25 new jobs to the region.

Chillicothe community leaders and Sonoco representatives made public the expansion project during a special breakfast at the Chillicothe Country Club. Chillicothe mayor Chuck Haney says he's excited about adding needed jobs to the community.

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Haney adds a local Chillicothe contractor, Copeland Construction, has been hired to oversee the expansion of the Sonoco plant.