True Manufacturing, a Missouri-based commercial refrigeration manufacturer, recently announced plans to build a new facility in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. The new facility represents $21 million in capital investment and is expected to create 175 new jobs in the region.
“True Manufacturing’s expansion is a Missouri success story, and I’m proud that this world-class company is continuing to invest and grow right here in our state,” said Governor Mike Parson. “This new facility will provide quality jobs and fresh opportunities for Missourians in Poplar Bluff, while further strengthening our vibrant manufacturing sector. I look forward to seeing the company’s continued success.”
With more than 3.7 million square feet across its Missouri manufacturing facilities, True Manufacturing is committed to products that are designed, engineered, and manufactured in the United States. The company’s new facility will enable expanded production of its current line of products and occupy all 54 acres of Poplar Bluff’s newest industrial park.
“We at True Manufacturing are excited to bring our 75+ years of tradition and manufacturing excellence to the proud City of Poplar Bluff,” said Steve Trulaske, CEO of True Manufacturing. “With deep roots as a family-owned business, our purpose is to provide employment opportunities, at all levels of manufacturing, with opportunities for growth and career advancement. We will remain a refrigeration industry leader by honoring our past, innovating with new technologies, and entrenching ourselves within Poplar Bluff and surrounding communities. These are exciting times, and we are grateful to be embraced by such a wonderful community.”