The Step2 Co. is increasing its manufacturing base with the acquisition of producing, distribution, and transport belongings for its new facility in Decatur, Georgia.
Step2’s Decatur location opened this summer time in an effort to fulfill rising demand for the Ohio-based firm’s signature line of rotationally molded toys and residential merchandise.
“Households are spending extra time at residence throughout this pandemic,” says Tony Ciepiel, CEO, Step2. “As such, many are in search of a wide range of lively indoor and out of doors play experiences for kids whereas additionally in search of out of doors comforts to entertain and loosen up at residence. The acquisition of those roto-molding machines and different manufacturing and operational tools will assist us meet this demand and stimulate the U.S. financial system within the course of.”
Roto-molding vet Chris Worth is main the brand new Decatur plant which has been producing residence items and toys such because the Neat & Tidy Cottage since July. Step2 says it plans to rent roughly 150-175 workers to fill out roles in Decatur, along with round 100 new workers at its crops in Streetsboro, Ohio close to Cleveland.
“The already-established and confirmed Cleveland working requirements and processes are being applied in Decatur to assist a fast start-up and guarantee consistency in our worker expertise and our manufacturing high quality,” provides Ciepiel.”