U.K. metal powders manufacturer to open plant in Clearfield County

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LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — United Kingdom-based Makin Metal Powders will open its first U.S. location in Lawrence Township, Clearfield County.

It will be located in a new facility along Industrial Park Road.

Makin is the largest manufacturer of metal powders in Europe.

“Now instead of bringing that powder in from another part of the county, another part of the world, it’s going to be manufactutred right here in Central Pennsylvania,” Clearfield County Commissioner John Sobel said. “So the cost savings to our powdered metals industry will be enormous.”

The company will create around 40 local jobs over the next three years.

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