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Rubbermaid To Expand Winfield Plant

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Newell Rubbermaid is planning a $27 million expansion of the company's plant in Winfield. In an announcement on Monday, officials explained the expansion will add 320 jobs at the plant. KMUW's Abigail Wilson reports...

Newell Rubbermaid is the largest employer in Winfield and currently manufactures outdoor storage and outdoor living products as well as coolers and ice chests at the facility.

Officials say the expansion will increase manufacturing space.

A 500,000-square foot distribution center will also be built adjacently to the existing facilities.

Officials said the expansion will take place over the next three years.