Advanced Manufacturer Invests in Kennett, Missouri

Cim-Tek Filtration, a leading manufacturer of filtration products, recently announced plans to invest in Kennett, Missouri. Cim-Tek Filtration’s expansion will allow the company to continue to innovate in filtration and develop new products available worldwide, while creating up to 77 new jobs in the region.

“Cim-Tek Filtration’s expansion in Kennett is an exciting development for the Southeast region and another example of continued business investment in our state,” said Governor Mike Parson. “Whether in an urban center or rural area, Missouri has the resource advantages companies need to find success. Cim-Tek Filtration joins a growing list of leading manufacturers who are choosing our state for its skilled workforce, infrastructure, and low business costs, and we’re excited to welcome them to Missouri.”

The 140,000-square-foot expansion of Cim-Tek’s facility in Kennett will broaden production capabilities for light assembly, powder coating, and baking of filtration products and related equipment.

“We’re excited to get started and are looking forward to growing our business in Kennett,” said James Ayers, President of Cim-Tek Filtration. “We would like to thank the state, county, and city partners, as well as many others, who made this expansion possible.”

“This announcement is the culmination of months of behind-the-scenes efforts to bring a new factory to Kennett,” said Melissa Combs, Executive Director of Kennett Chamber of Commerce. “We are proud to welcome Cim-Tek Filtration to our community, and we look forward to the Kennett plant turning out quality products for industrial use. This project demonstrates that Missouri, and especially rural Missouri, can offer competitive opportunities to new and expanding industries.”

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