GE Lighting announced Wednesday that it intends to go ahead with an expansion that will add 38 jobs at its Lexington Lamp Plant.
Earlier this year, state officials gave preliminary approval for the company to receive more than $600,000 in tax incentives for the project, which will add a new line of energy-efficient halogen spotlights and floodlights. The company, which employs 124 at the site currently, already produces automotive headlamps, as well as specialty lighting products such as aircraft landing lights.
The company will invest around $10 million in the expansion, which should be complete in January with production starting by April, according to a statement. The company told state officials its new hires will be paid an average hourly wage of $25, including benefits.