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B & K Wood Products bringing new jobs to Hopkins Co.

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HOPKINS CO., KY (WFIE) -

B & K Wood Products is expanding with a $1.2 million investment into a new facility in Hopkins County.

They will be hiring for 39 new full time jobs.  

The company's buying a 192,000 square foot industrial building on Commerce Drive.

Officials say all of the asbestos has been cleared from the building that the EPA was investigating several months ago.

B&K Wood Products is a local company founded in 1955 and manufactures commercial firewood for companies like Kroger, Walmart, and Home Depot.  

The company's annual revenue is around $20 million a year.  

Company officials say with larger orders coming in constantly, they needed a new facility and they are happy to keep their business in Hopkins County.

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