Daikin announces expansion plan that will bring Decatur 50 new jobs

Daikin expansion

DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - Daikin America celebrated 25 years of production in Decatur by announcing plans to spend millions to expand.

The chemical company is going to spend up to $195-million to expand it’s facility on State Docks Road in Decatur.

That expansion will bring in about 50 new high paying jobs. The average salary will be $78-thousand.

Construction should begin in January and will wrap-up in May of 2022.

The project will also be a boon for Morgan County, Decatur City and Hartselle City Schools which will receive about $6-million more in property tax money.

Daikin also presented the City of Decatur with a $200k gift when announcing the expansion.

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