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125 new jobs for Valdosta

September 13, 2007

Valdosta - A Valdosta business is expanding and creating 125 jobs.

 BathCraft Jacuzzi manufactures bath tubs and luxury Jacuzzis.

The company is moving the majority of it's U.S. production to Valdosta and will be build an 89-thousand square foot addition.

The workforce will increase to 730. 

"In the last 12-18 months we've announced about 1500 new jobs in Valdosta and Lowndes County. I just hope we don't run out of employees," says John Peeples of the Industrial Authority.

BathCraft opened in Valdosta in 1986 and was bought by Jacuzzi Whirlpool Bath in 1998.

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