UNION COUNTY, Ky. (12/7/17) — Homecare Products Inc., a producer of portable and modular ramps that operates under the name EZ-ACCESS, will invest $650,000 and create 10 full-time jobs with the expansion of its facility in Morganfield, Kyndle announced today.
The investment will allow EZ-ACCESS to lease an additional 13,000-square-foot facility in Union County near its current operation, and purchase new equipment for increased manufacturing capacity. The company will relocate manufacturing and assembly operations of its Power Access products from another facility, as well as establish a production line for the Passport porch lift. Positions to be created through the expansion include welders, production assemblers, warehouse employees and material handlers. The investment also will cover the cost of facility upgrades, such as increased lighting, improved wiring, added security features and an additional parking and truck dock area. Work on the expansion is expected to begin in early 2018.
“There continues to be a joint commitment to growing business in Kentucky and bringing more jobs to both Union County and the City of Morganfield,” said Don Everard, CEO of Homecare Products. “We will continue to seek more ways to expand our operations, and believe in the support of the state, county and city, as well as our many hard-working and dedicated employees.”
Homecare Products, based in Washington, was founded in1984 and manufactures portable and modular ramp systems for use by individuals in need of assistance with mobility. The company offers products for both residential and commercial use.
Homecare’s EZ-ACCESS operation has been located in Morganfield since 2007 and currently employs 37 people.
Sen. Dorsey Ridley, of Henderson, said the company’s growth in Morganfield reflects well on the local workforce.
“Homecare Products, Inc. dba EZ-Access is a good corporate partner in Union County,” Sen. Ridley said. “This expansion speaks highly of that partnership and of the company’s faith in our skilled and dedicated workforce. We look forward to the company expanding their success.”
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