Approximately 40 new production and maintenance jobs will be added at the facility

by March. “Although current business conditions are driving corporation restructuring

efforts, the Lexington plant is ideally suited to accommodate projected NEG growth”

a press release stated. The NEG facility has continued to operate in the community for

52 years, it is an ideal location for future manufacturing expansion.

NEG is a Japanese company with American operations headquartered in Schaumburg, Ill.