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Woodward starts construction on new facility

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Crews started work Friday on a new multi-million dollar expansion for Woodward, Inc.

The production and office facility will manufacture systems and components for aircraft turbines. The $200 million facility will sit on 70 acres bordered by Perryville, Harlem, and Forest Hills.

Ghafari Associates will serve as the facility's architectural term and Ringland-Johnson will manage construction.

13 News Reporter Rebecca Klopf was on hand for the groundbreaking and will discuss the creation of jobs while Kelsie Passolt will cover the facility's impact on the economy on 13 News at 5 & 6.

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