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Kansas Lawn Mower Company Expands; Plans KC Area Plant

HESSTON, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas-based mowing equipment manufacturer plans to open a new plant in Edgerton and create 200 jobs. Excel Industries, based in Hesston, says in a news release Thursday that it will open the new plant in Logistics Park Kansas City in Johnson County. The company says the plant will initially be used for warehousing and distribution and eventually manufacture an existing product. The company's mowing products, which include golf course equipment, are sold through the Hustler Turf Equipment and BigDog Mower Company brands. The Kansas City Star reports Excel also said it expects to hire more employees at its Hesston headquarters during the next several years as it adds products.

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