DEL Corp Plans $4.3M Expansion In Scott

SCOTT, LA (AP) — Tank system maker DEL Corp. says it is expanding its plant in a project that will create 90 jobs.

         The Advocate’s Billy Gunn reports that DEL has started a $4.3 million, 40,000-square-foot expansion of its manufacturing facility in Scott. The company says the new jobs will pay an average annual salary of $62,600 plus benefits.

         DEL employs about 50 workers now. The company designs and manufactures customized tank systems for the oil and gas drilling industry along with solids-separation and dewatering equipment for customers around the globe.

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         Completion is expected by March 2015.

         The expansion was announced Friday by DEL President Bob Kulbeth and Gov. Bobby Jindal.

         The state offered DEL a package that includes a $215,000 Modernization Tax Credit incentive.

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