Sartori Cheese in Antigo Wednesday broke ground on a $14 million expansion and renovation of its facilities in Antigo and Plymouth, a project expected to create up to 53 new jobs.
The family-owned cheese company, which is also celebrating its 75th anniversary, plans to update equipment, improve employee work conditions enhancing safety while expanding capacity.
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation certified just under $400,000 in Economic Development Tax Credits for Sartori. The tax credits will be distributed annually based on the number of new, full-time positions created over a three-year period. The company also has committed to retaining its 265 employees at the Antigo and Plymouth facilities.
Governor Scott Walker attended the ground breaking.