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Company brings jobs to Southwest Georgia

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

A south Georgia company will be bringing more jobs to the area.   

Thrush Aircraft announced they have a contract to build 20 planes that are used for spraying agricultural crops for China through the U.S. Government Export-Import bank.

Because of their contracts, they were able to hire many workers. Owner of Thrush Aircraft is proud that they are able to employ some South Georgians.  

"It helps the local economy, it keeps people employed, as we grow our business here, we're hiring more and more people, in the last year we've added about 60 employees," said Payne Hughers, owner, Thrush Aircraft.  

Thrush Aircraft has sold their planes to individuals in a number of places including, Argentina, Canada, and Brazil.

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