By: Michael Finch II
ATMORE, Alabama — Muskogee Technology, a manufacturer for the defense and aerospace industries will expand its footprint in Atmore to support a growing number of customers, the company said in a press release Wednesday. The firm owned by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians also wants to add as many as 30 employees.
The 12,000-square-foot facility is located on North Main Street in downtown Atmore, providing the company with the space to fabricate steel parts for new customers Siemens, Caterpillar and natural gas drilling firm Gardner Denver.
Muskogee has been contracted to build steel parts for windmill generators; mini escalators and bulldozers; and fracking pumps. The new site will serve as the main location for the company’s steel manufacturing needs.
The plant will open within the next month, the company said, but anticipate adding as many as 100 workers over the next year.
The company urges skilled welders, fitters, machine operators and assemblers who are interested to apply at www.CIEjobs.com.