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The climate, location and the people, along with ex-
cellent rail and highway transporation. Those are the
reasons E.J. Seifert gives for setting up shop North.
Mad of Fort Worth. Seifert is president of Pettibone..
Mulliken Corporation, a Chicago..based outfit which has
nine plants in various parts of the country. The
company makes road-building equipment. In a news con.
ference today at the 1st National Bank, Seifert says
his company has purchased two-.hundred.-36 acres of land
11 miles northwest of Fort Worth, Hicks
field, where Army Air Corps pilots used to train during
world war two. The old buildings, suitable for M
forging, machining and assembly operations, will be
rennovated, and production may begin early next year.
Seifert says manufacturing and sales personnel will
total about two-hundred-65, with an annual payroll ef
more than one.and-a..uarter-million..dollars. He says
nearly all the employees will be recruited locally.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: New industry], item, June 19, 1967; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1010789/m1/1/: accessed March 26, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.