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Window-blind maker adding 250 jobs in western Md.

Friday - 12/6/2013, 11:10am  ET

CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) -- Hunter Douglas says it's adding 250 jobs at its window-blind factory in Cumberland.

The Cumberland Times-News ( ) reported in its Friday edition that the company expects to hire the new workers by July.

A spokeswoman says the plant currently employs about 800 people.

She says the new hires will make it Allegany County's second-largest employer after the Western Maryland Health System.

Hunter Douglas N.V. is a publicly traded company based in Rotterdam in the Netherlands. It has U.S. headquarters in Pearl River, N.Y.


Information from: Cumberland (Md.) Times-News,

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