Cummings expanding plant in southeast Alabama

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) - Cummings Signs has announced it will expand its Dothan plant and add about 100 jobs. The 100,000-square-foot expansion in southeast Alabama also involves a consolidation of the company's facility in Fort Deposit.

Cumming's senior vice president for manufacturing, Larry Miller, said Thursday the company will offer incentive packages to the 50 employees in Fort Deposit to relocate to Dothan. It will also hire additional workers in Dothan.

The company currently employs about 200 people in Dothan. Cummings President Stephen Kerr said the consolidation will lower manufacturing costs.

Cummings Signs has its headquarters in Nashville, Tenn., and manufactures signs for many businesses.

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