HOUSTON, Miss. (WTVA) - Franklin Corporation is expanding in Houston, creating 60 new jobs.
Gov. Phil Bryant made the announcement Monday.
The expansion is a $2.731 million investment and will add a 60,000 square foot warehouse. This will create the new jobs during the next four years.
Franklin manufactures upholstered furniture, including recliners, motion sofas and love seats and station sofas.
The company's new raw materials warehouse will store cut and sewn cover kits and other components sourced from the Pacific Rim.
The Mississippi Development Authority and the City of Houston are helping with the construction of a public access road.
The Houston-based business currently employs approximately 1,000 workers at its Houston facility.
Construction of the new warehousing facility began in early June and is expected to be completed this fall.