Earlier this week, people in Claremont, New Hampshire were told 70 jobs would be lost when one company leaves town. Today, there is word that at least 50 new jobs will be added when another company moves in.
The Ice River Spring drinking water company of Canada says it will build a new plant in Claremont, bringing 50 jobs immediately, and adding another 50 over five years. The company hopes the plant will be running within a year.
Ice River Springs is based in Ontario, Canada.
The Claremont plant will make bottles and caps. Water will be brought in from the company’s spring in Vermont.
Earlier this week, Sullivan-Palatek Company said it was leaving the city in the next 12 to 16 months, taking around 70 jobs.