Wayne County plant announces plans for $9M investment, 34 new jobs

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A view of the SmithFoods plant in Richmond. Source: Economic Development Corp. of Wayne County

A Wayne County food manufacturer intends to invest $9 million and create 34 new full-time jobs paying an average hourly wage of $22 within three years.

The former Wayne Dairy, which has become SmithFoods Richmond Inc., a division of SmithFoods Inc., plans to expand by adding a new production line.

The jobs are to be added at the company’s Richmond plant, 1590 N.W. 11th St.

Read more on this story in the Dec. 11 edition of Western Wayne News.