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Plasan Expands Armor Manufacturing

Mon, 10/12/2009 - 4:27am

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Bennington manufacturer has purchased a second industrial site in town as it prepares to fill a Pentagon contract to make armor for vehicles going to Afghanistan.

Plasan North America, a subsidiary of an Israeli firm, is joining with a Wisconsin-based company, Oshkosh Corp., to make military all-terrain vehicles designed for Afghanistan's rough terrain. The Army has ordered nearly 4,300 of the mine-resistant, all-terrain vehicles through two contracts.

The Rutland Herald is reporting town records show Plasan bought a 90-acre site with a 40,000-square-foot building for $1.15 million.

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