Monday, August 9, 2010

Stimulus at work: Wescor Inc. credits federal funds as key to success

Thanks to a recent $3.7 million loan backed by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), Wescor was able to purchase and remodel a 50,000 square-foot warehouse in southwest Logan, dramatically expanding from their previous 15,000 square-foot space on Main Street. The coming year will bring a new line of chemistry analyzer equipment and about 20 more job openings, many for highly paid professionals like engineers and marketing specialists. Wescor's success led USDA officials to name the business Utah's "ARRA Project of the Year" during a Tuesday luncheon at the Logan warehouse. The Herald Journal