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eExtra exclusive interview with Texas Governor Greg Abbott

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Paris, Texas, welcomed Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, for a groundbreaking ceremony for American SpiralWeld in Paris, Texas.

American SpiralWeld Pipe Company, LLC (ASWP), a subsidiary of American Cast Iron Pipe Company, is expanding its spiral-weld operations to Paris, Texas. ASWP estimates making a substantial initial capital investment in pipe making technology in the range of $70 million to $90 million. The company plans to initially staff the plant with approximately 60 employees.

In April, the Paris City Council unanimously approved the Paris Economic Development Corporation’s (PEDC) request to offer a $2.5 million incentive package to ASWP.  On September 24, the Paris City Council approved the Master Agreement between the PEDC, the City of Paris and ASWP.

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Following the ceremony, eExtra News had an exclusive interview with Abbott.

Click below to watch the video.

 

 

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