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Coburg OKs Materne tax break

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

The Coburg City Council voted to approve a 15-year property tax break for French applesauce producer Materne that is hoping to build a new factory at the former Monaco site.

Local leaders had sought to keep the recruitment possibility — dubbed “Project Squeeze” by the state — under wraps, and some of Materne’s plans were revealed officially for the first time Tuesday.

John George, vice president for manufacturing for Materne North America, said the company wants to build a new production facility that, when fully completed, would employ 220 to 240 people. The majority of the jobs would be for machinists operating the plant’s 12 production lines — positions with pay ranging from $12 to $15 an hour, George said.

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