Leeds manufacturer to expand, add jobs

Leeds' M&B Manufacturing is expanding, adding jobs.

M & B Metal announced at the City Council meeting Aug. 20 that they are expanding.

Representatives from the Birmingham Business Council and M&B construction told the City Council that construction has begun on a 6,200-square-foot addition to the wire manufacturing plant. The $2 million project will accommodate equipment that will allow M&B to bring an additional part of their process in-house. The expansion will initially add three jobs.

This is the first time in 55 years that their building footprint has expanded.

M & B Metal, which is celebrating 75 years in business, is considered an industry leader as the only full-line domestic hanger manufacturer left in the U.S. This company supplies wire garment hangers and paper products to the dry cleaning and textile rental industries. For more information about this company, visit www.mbhangers.com.  

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