Japanese-owned U.S. KDK plans a $20 million expansion at a plant that produces electrolytic foil used in electronic components.
The expansion at KDK’s site east of Grant County International Airport is expected to boost employment from the current 70 to at least 98, the company said.
KDK considered sites in Oregon, Montana, Idaho and other sites in Washington before deciding to expand its two-year-old Moses Lake plant, administrative manager Carl Barr said.
The electronically charged aluminum foil the plant produces is used in virtually all electronic components.
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