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St. Louis-based NICE Rail Products, a manufacturer of composite railroad ties, has announced plans to begin buiding a plastics recycling facility in that city that could create as many as 82 new jobs. According to NICE, it is proposing to build its Evertrak line of railroad ties, made from recycled plastic and recycled fiberglass, in St. Louis. The company says it hopes to begin hiring plant during the first quarter of 2018.

“We set out to build a company that sparks greatness in others and is worthy of our collective potential as leaders,” says Tim Noonan, founder and CEO of NICE Rail Products. “We are poised to disrupt hundreds of years of the status quo and do it in way that is good for the planet.”

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