Riverside gains another automotive supply plant

Missouri beat out four other states, including Kansas, to attract a new automotive supply plant to Riverside, the president of U.S. Farathane Corp. said Tuesday.

“It was a matter of location, people and incentives,” said Andy Greenlee, U.S. Farathane’s president, in an event announcing the Michigan-based company is opening a manufacturing location in the Riverside Horizons Business Park. “The logistics were great and the energy was critical.”

The facility, in 220,000 square feet of leased industrial space that was built speculatively, is expected to be operating by June and create 267 jobs over the next…

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