CHILTON – Worthington Cylinders is undertaking a $3.3 million
expansion and is expected to add up to 130 new jobs, according
to a Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. statement.
The facility currently has 169 employees, according to the
The Chilton-based company is planning to expand its current
305,000-square-foot manufacturing facility and acquire
“We are pleased to expand our facility and add to the workforce
in Wisconsin,” said Roger Lacy, Worthington Cylinders operations
manager. “The expansion will allow us to operate more
efficiently and further grow our business.”
The company is eligible for $430,000 in tax credits through the
WEDC, the statement said.
The tax credits will be distributed annually based on the number
of new, full-time positions created over three years.
Worthington Cylinders manufactures cylinders for products such
as hand torches, propane-fueled camping equipment, portable
heaters and tabletop grills.