BREAKING NEWS: Bremen manufacturer expanding

BREMEN – Universal Bearings, LLC, a manufacturer of loose needles and needle bearings, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 78 new jobs by 2017.

The company, a subsidiary of South Korea-based Hanwha Group, will invest $39.1 million to construct and equip a new 100,000 square-foot building on its 13-acre campus in Bremen. The facility, which will be operational next February, will house the company’s production of needle bearings and induction heat treated products.

A story with additional details will be published in Friday's Pilot News.