McGregor: Trailer manufacturer to open new plant, hire 100

The site of the new plant. (Photo by Ke'Sha Lopez)
The site of the new plant. (Photo by Ke'Sha Lopez)(KWTX)
Published: Apr. 23, 2018 at 6:42 PM CDT
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A new trailer business has plans to open a manufacturing facility in McGregor.

According to Matt Arnold, Owner, LOOK Trailers has already started work on the 80-thousand square-foot space at the site of the old Central Texas Youth Rodeo Association arena on Bluebonnet Parkway.

LOOK Trailers has five facilities already in Utah, Arizona, Indiana, Georgia, and Pennsylvania.

According to its website, the company will make LOOK, Pace American and Cargo Express enclosed cargo trailers.

Arnold said Monday, the company has already gotten around 100 applications and they are still coming in.

Within the first year, he said the company expects to employ about 100 people.

Pay starts at $13 to $15 per hour.

He said skilled workers could have the opportunity to make between $20 and $25.

The company plans to start hiring in May and open in June.