New Jobs in Pueblo!
Fomcore announces it will open a manufacturing facility in Pueblo for the manufacturing of soft seating furniture using single cut construction.
PUEBLO – Today Fomcore, a manufacturer of soft seating furniture using single cut construction announced it selected Pueblo, Colorado for the site of its new facility. The facility at full capacity will employ 87 full time workers and generate an estimated $3,753,702 in annual pre-benefit payroll. The new factory will be located at 200 Greenhorn Dr. in the City of Pueblo.
Why Fomcore chose Pueblo:
Jeremy Leffring, FomCore co-owner stated that, “Fomcore considered expansion in over 20 cities in the western United States. We had outgrown our manufacturing plant in Muskegon, Michigan and wanted to expand in a community where we knew we could make an impact and grow our company mission, ‘To Bless Others.’ Pueblo felt like home, the people and manufacturing community felt like a family we wanted to become part of.
Fomcore made the announcement at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, October 25, 2021. Details of the project include:
- 87 guaranteed new full-time jobs with a minimum Average Base Annual Salary: $43,146. (Pre-Benefit)
- $1,740,000 from the City of Pueblo’s half-cent fund for economic development (contingent on approval from the Pueblo City Council)
- $10 Million investment
“PEDCO is thrilled to work with Fomcore on this wonderful project for Pueblo,” said Jeff Shaw, President and CEO of PEDCO. “The Fomcore team has been wonderful to work with and will fit in perfectly in Pueblo’s manufacturing culture,” added Shaw.
“It is an honor to have Fomcore in the Pueblo community. The work they do will not only provide comfort and functionality for schools across the Country but will also bring in exciting employment opportunities to the youth in our community. We look forward to working with them as we continue the city’s outstanding legacy in manufacturing!” said Ashley Valdez, Chairwoman of the PEDCO Board of Directors.