Shalag US, the American division of the Israeli company Shalag Industries, announced Friday that it expects to create 40 jobs over the next three years at it expands its plant in Granville County.
The company plans to invest $16 million in its facility in Oxford, about 40 miles north of Raleigh, where it now has 74 employees.
Shalag is eligible to receive a $100,000 grant from the One North Carolina Fund if it meets hiring and investment targets. The grant requires a local match.
This is the third state incentives grant Shalag has received since 2009. The company previously received two other $110,000 grants from the One North Carolina Fund.
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The average annual wage for the new jobs in Oxford will be $35,351. The Granville County average is $35,543.
Shalag’s Oxford plant makes non-woven materials for baby diapers and other hygiene products, as well as medical and industrial wipes.