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PHD to add 22 jobs in Huntington

PHD Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of industrial automation components, will invest more than $4 million and add up to 22 jobs at its Huntington plant, the Fort Wayne-based company announced Wednesday.

PHD said it will spend $4.18 million to equip its 76,000-square-foot production facility at 4763 U.S. 24, in Huntington. Multi-axis CNC equipment will be installed in the coming weeks with plans to begin insourcing production of CNC-machined parts, the company said in a news release.

PHD currently has about 285 full-time employees with more than 100 of those workers in Huntington. PHD plans to begin hiring in May.

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