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Kennon to expand operations in Sheridan « Back to Search Results

The State Loan and Investment Board approved a $3.2 million grant and loan project to the Sheridan Economic and Education Development Authority joint powers board to build a 40,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Sheridan for Kennon Products. 

Kennon builds protective covers for the U.S. military, hospitals and more using advanced materials science and new technology.

With the help of the grant, Kennon will be able to explore new product lines and hire 39 new workers.

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Upton is located 70 miles east of thirteen open pit coal mines, including the Thunder Basin Coal Mine, the nation's largest. You can arrange to have guided tours to learn more about this critical industry in northeast Wyoming. Upton and Newcastle are on the railroad right-of-way that ships most of the coal to midwestern and eastern markets. There is an average of 75 Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad trains that pass through Weston County daily. This is a train watchers heaven!