A Hooksett company says it will open a new operation in far northern New Hampshire, boosted by the new tax credit designed to bring jobs to the area.
North American Equipment Upfitters will open a new facility in Colebrook, creating up to 60 new jobs. The company will benefit from the new Coos County Tax Credit, which passed the Senate last week.
The company makes truck-mounted aerials.
Governor John Lynch says the state’s economic development team has been encouraging businesses to bring jobs to the North Country, which has been hit hard by paper and pulp mill closings.
Company president Michael Dunican says the team opened his eyes to a great opportunity. He is opening a new company called Colebrook Manufacturing and expects to be ready for business this summer.