New manufacturing facility will bring 12 jobs

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Olson Motor & Control Company will open a  manufacturing facility in Colorado Springs April 1.

Olson is a panel fabricator that designs, engineers and produces custom control panels and solutions for industrial markets. It’s headquartered in New Jersey.

The company plans to hire 12 people in the next five years, focusing on key projects in the central, southwest and western U.S. markets.

“We recognized a clear need for a manufacturing facility in the western half of the United States,” said Olson President Bill Olson. “After looking at several states and cities, we found Colorado Springs to be a sweet spot in meeting our requirements…it offers a rich employee pool.”