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Glove company plans $15M plant in PIC West

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A manufacturer of utility gloves is planning a multimillion-dollar plant in northwest Springfield.

Youngstown Glove Co. intends to construct a new $15 million facility in Partnership Industrial Center West, according to a Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce news release. The timeline and size of the project were not disclosed in the release, and a chamber official could not be reached immediately for comment by deadline.

"We are pleased to have such a unique and innovative company choosing to invest in our region and crafting a set of products that can be used by a wide range of industries right here at home as well as across the country," said Matt Morrow, chamber president, in the release.

Youngstown Glove Co. intends to initially create 20-25 jobs as part of the project, with plans to grow that workforce to 75-100 employees over the next few years. A new rubber glove line is slated to be produced at the factory.

Youngstown, which makes utility gloves for industrial, construction and utility line use, is a subsidiary of Aurora-based Blackstone Investment Group Inc., according to the release.

Youngstown's website indicates shipments originate from 575 W. High St. in Aurora.

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