Wisconsin Wind Turbine Blade Plant To Create 400 Jobs

Energy Composites Corp. plans to begin construction on the 350,000 square foot plant in Wisconsin Rapids that is expected to create about 400 jobs.

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin Rapids is getting a new factory that is expected to create about 400 jobs.

Mayor Mary Jo Carson said Energy Composites Corp. plans to begin construction on the 350,000 square foot plant as soon as this spring.

She said the new factory will produce blades for wind turbines.

Carson said Energy Composites is the parent company of Advanced Fiberglass, which has a plant already operating in Wisconsin Rapids.

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