2 Companies in Rochelle expect to have a major impact on the economy for the Hub City in 2014.
The 1st business is located on the south side of town. Gredco Director Jason Anderson said that Central Refrigerated plan to hire additional truck drivers, mechanics, along with office personnel.
He said that the company will eventually have between 300 to 400 employees. The salaries will range from 30,000 to 100,000 a year.
The 2nd business is located off Steward Road on the south side of Rochelle. Coated Sand Solutions plans to begin a big process for their company on Monday. Anderson said that they will fill 100 rail cars a week on the city railroad. This will be the city's 1st unit trains that average between 50 to 100 cars.
Gredco Director Jason Anderson of Rochelle was a guest this week on the program "Let The People Know"
The show is heard on Wednesday afternoons at 12:30 on Newstalk 1060 and re-broadcast at 6 Saturday mornings on Newstalk 1060 and Sunday mornings at 6 on "The Coyote".
Next week's guest will be Rochelle Mayor Chet Olson.