300 new jobs

Published 04/19 2013 04:53PM

Updated 04/22 2013 12:14PM

PARIS -- An Edgar County company is adding 300 new jobs. North American Lighting is investing $50 million to expand its manufacturing plant in Paris.

Right now there are a 1,000 workers there. The company's CEO says these jobs are about 15 months away, or until the expansion project is finished. The company plans to break ground on the new building this May.

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