Stewartville, MN  (KROC AM News) - A well-known Stewartville manufacturing company has announced an expansion of its current operations and the creation of more jobs.

HALCON has announced the acquisition of a building and property adjacent to the company’s existing headquarters and manufacturing operations. HALCON has purchased the 57,500 square-foot manufacturing facility and 10.5 acres of property from Becton, Dickinson and Company.

HALCON says this will lead to the creation of at least 50 full-time jobs.

“We are hiring now, continuing to invest in Stewartville, and very proud to be providing careers in manufacturing,” said Peter Conway, Chairman.

HALCON’s current workforce was put at more than 330. HALCON spent nearly $3-million expanding its headquarters a few years ago.

HALCON was founded in 1977 and produces office furniture product lines.

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