Agriculture
12:20 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

More Ag Manufacturing Jobs Coming To Hesston

Poly corn snouts on a New Holland combine
Credit GVL Polymers / GVL Polymers

GVL Polymers Inc., will soon open a plant in Kansas, just north of Newton. 

The company plans to build a 50,000-square-foot facility in Hesston and says it will employ more than 20 full-time workers within its first year. GVL's main plant and headquarters are in Litchfield, Minn., where it employees 40 people. The Hesston location will be the company's second plant.

The company makes rotational molded, polyethylene parts for agricultural, industrial, and commercial industries. GVL's company's main product is its proprietary poly corn snout for combines.

The company will  discuss its new plant at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 27 at Silverstone Inc., 8515 N. Hesston Road, Hesston.