CARTHAGE, Mo. (AP) — Manufacturing company Leggett & Platt is planning a $5 million expansion for its facility in southwestern Missouri.
Gov. Jay Nixon announced Wednesday that Leggett & Platt would be adding 28,000 square feet and an expected 12 jobs to its Flex-O-Lators facility in Carthage. The plant makes automotive seating components.
The state Department of Economic Development says $167,034 worth of incentives through the Enhanced Enterprise Zone program have been authorized.
Leggett & Platt was founded in 1883. It is based in Carthage and has 130 facilities in 17 countries. The company makes various products for homes, offices and vehicles.