Fort Worth, Texas, January 18, 2012 — FWT, LLC, a manufacturer of custom steel structures for the utility and telecommunications industry announces its expansion into Ohio through the purchase of a plant in the village of Hicksville in late December 2011.
This new facility will allow FWT to be able to serve its existing and new customers in this facility with over 320,000 square feet on about 94 acres. The company estimates about 200 jobs will be added to support this facility. This expansion supports FWT's strategic initiatives to serve the growing demands and needs of our customers in the utility and telecommunications industries.
FWT expects to start production in the spring and is working with Ohio state and local governments to plan necessary staffing, training and skill set development.