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Pipe company to create 125 new jobs in Paducah

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -

A company that manufactures PVC pipe and fittings is expected to create 125 new jobs and invest $4.9 million into Paducah, Kentucky.

Gov. Steve Beshear announced on Monday, Sept. 29 that Genova Products Inc. is establishing operations in Paducah.

"This is an outstanding boost to the economy in Paducah and the commonwealth," said Gov. Beshear. "Genova is a highly successful global firm, and we couldn't be more excited about the 125 professional jobs it will create in western Kentucky. The choice to located here says a lot about our business-friendly climate, ideal location and valuable workforce. We look forward to a continued and successful partnership with Genova and are pleased to welcome them to Kentucky."

The company is leasing a 100,000 square-foot factory that once housed Infiniti Plastic Technologies Inc. It began operations at the facility in August and currently employs 15 people. Genova chose Paducah due to available land, low electricity costs and rail access.

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