New gun manufacturer coming to Troy

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DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) -- Getting Kimber Manufacturing has been a two year process for the City of Troy.


Marcus Paramore, commissioner of District 5 says "It’s a big investment on the city of Troy’s part, big investment on the state's part, to bring them here. It’s also a big investment by Kimber themselves by investing over $38 million into our community.”

366 people will have a job in 2019, at the building where guns will be distributed and manufactured from one of the top 5 gun companies in the United States.

All jobs will be full time including engineering, research and development and production.

Marsha Gaylard the president of the Pike Economic Development Corporation is excited about the impact on the economy.

The plant will be fully operational early next year.

If you're looking for work at the new plant, Kimber America will list the career openings on its website.