PERRY, Ga. — A German manufacturing company is expanding their plant and bringing 70 new jobs to Houston County.

Sandler produces non-woven textiles and they opened their factory in Perry three years ago.

Sandler has already started construction on what they are calling ‘phase two’ of the expansion project of their warehouse on Airport Drive. This is the only location of the family-owned manufacturing company outside of Germany.

The company announced they are doubling the size of the textile plant by adding 135,000 square feet and 70 new jobs.

“These are all kinds of jobs. Most of these are of course industrial manufacturing. That’s important for us,” said President Tobias Baumgaertel.

The original plant cost $50 million to build and phase two, Baumgaertel said, will

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