The official announcement today of an expanded manufacturing facility in Bauxite says it could put 140 people to work.

Saint-Gobain, a French firm, will produce materials used in fracking for natural gas.

State Incentives: A sales tax refund for eligible building materials; a 1 percent income tax credit on new, full-time employees for five years; a $1.75 million grant to Saline County to buy equipment for the compnay.

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