- Associated Press - Friday, October 31, 2014

SCOTT, La. (AP) - Tank system maker DEL Corp. says it is expanding its plant in a project that will create 90 jobs.

The Advocate reports (https://bit.ly/1tpZYQo ) that DEL has started a $4.3 million, 40,000-square-foot expansion of its manufacturing facility in Scott. The company says the new jobs will pay an average annual salary of $62,600 plus benefits.

DEL employs about 50 workers now. The company designs and manufactures customized tank systems for the oil and gas drilling industry along with solids-separation and dewatering equipment for customers around the globe.

Completion is expected by March 2015.

The expansion was announced Friday by DEL President Bob Kulbeth and Gov. Bobby Jindal.

The state offered DEL a package that includes a $215,000 Modernization Tax Credit incentive.

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Information from: The Advocate, https://theadvocate.com

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