Mustang Survival Manufacturing Inc. to Expand; Create 100 New Jobs
15 Jul, 2009
Expansion to bring 100 manufacturing jobs to Roane County Mustang Survival Manufacturing Inc. marked its 10th anniversary by announcing plans to expand its industrial sewing operation, creating up to 100 jobs in two years. The company plans to have the new facility in Spencer operational with 20 employees by the end of July 2009. The announcement was made during festivities at the manufacturer's plant in Elizabeth, Wirt County. The company will lease the former B.F. Goodrich building from the Roane County Development Authority. Mustang Survival produces aerospace and marine safety and survival equipment. In addition to its Elizabeth plant which employs 84 workers, Mustang Survival has locations in Canada and Bellingham, Washington. Dignitaries attending the event included Gov. Joe Manchin and representatives from West Virginia Development Office, WorkForce West Virginia, Wirt County Development Authority and the Roane County Development Authority.