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Thomson Plastics opening plant in Lexington, will create 38 full-time jobs

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LEXINGTON, N.C. -- Georgia-based Thomson Plastics, Inc. is planning to open a manufacturing plant in Lexington along Highway 64 and create 38 full-time jobs, according to the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

The state awarded Thomson Plastics a $750,000 loan to assist with the $3 million renovation of the former Tarheel Plastics building in Davidson County.

Thomson Plastics manufactures plastic injection molded casings used in golf cart motors, lawn mowers and other machines.

The loan was announced this week by the North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority.

Thomson Plastic’s CFO wouldn't comment on the hiring process or when the plant will open, but says the company is excited to be in North Carolina.