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UPS Midstream Launches Louisiana facility

Plant at Jena will offer compressor packaging, repairs


UPS Midstream Services Inc. will hold an open house May 1 at a new US$3.9 million plant in Jena, Louisiana, that will provide welding, fabrication, and equipment overhaul/repair for compression equipment.

Industry professionals, customers and state and local officials are expected to attend the opening ceremony.

The facility, which will employ 95 persons when fully operational in 2017, will make and repair reciprocating compressor packages, primarily for companies that service pipelines.

UPS has more than 400 current employees at locations in Deer Park and Beaumont, Texas; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Los Angeles; San Francisco and Modesto, California; Washington state; and Virginia.

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