Manufacturing Company Expanding To Benton (Latest News)

Manufacturing Company Expanding To Benton (Latest News)

Benton has been selected by AECI Schirm USA as the site for their next facility in which to grow their contract manufacturing services.

August is the month that will mark the beginning of construction on the new facility. In addition to the development of a new formulation facility that is 70,000 square feet in size

It is anticipated that the first phase will be finished by November 1, 2022, and that all facilities will be finished by the end of the same year.

Chad Kern, President and Chief Executive Officer of AECI, spent his childhood in Whittington, Illinois, which is located just a few miles north of Benton.

"Over the years, AECI Schirm has experienced consistent expansion. Our next phase of development will heavily focus on penetrating the Midwest market.

"We want to make sure that farmers have what they require at the exact moment that they require it," adds Mr. Kern.

"We want to make sure that farmers have what they require at the exact moment that they require it," adds Mr. Kern.

"Benton, Illinois is an excellent location, and the assistance we have received from the Mayor and other city authorities has been of the highest caliber."