Dozens Show Up for New Grayling Particle Plant Job Fair

A major new employer is coming to Grayling, bringing more than 200 jobs are along with it.

ARAUCO is building a particleboard plant in Grayling.

The plant itself is expected to bring 250 jobs.

And Wednesday, a job fair at the Grayling Township Hall was held to begin filling the many positions available.

Dozens of people came out, creating a line out the door

Candidates were able to come sign up and do onsite interviews.

Most standing in line we’re excited to be there.

Brett Ginther was one prospect at the job fair looking for a mechanical maintenance job.

“It’s nice having an industry come in because people that go to these jobs will go open up jobs that are already in the community right now. Seeing that people want to be employed and keep our community going really nicely,” says Ginther.

Construction on the plant is expected to be finished late this year.

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