Blytheville to Get 50 New Jobs

MARCH 29, 2004 - Posted at 7:15 a.m. CDT

BLYTHEVILLE, AR - More than 50 new jobs are on their way to the Blytheville area.  Ryerson Tull Incorporated says it will open a metals service center that supplies various metals to businesses.  Plant manager Larry Fry says the company is comparable to a metal supermarket, where clients can purchase various shapes or types of metal.

The business will be located in an existing building near the Nucor Steel plant east of Blytheville.  The company will build a temper mill to work steel into specific shapes for customers.

The plant has 20 workers now and needs about 75.

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