On 12 December, Member for Cootamundra the Hon Katrina Hodgkinson visited Gundagai Meat Processors (GMP) to announce an exciting new initiative from Jobs for NSW that is set to boost employment in the region.
Gundagai Meat Processors (GMP) will be embarking on a $30 million expansion project that will create 76 new full-time jobs and lead to a 40% increase in annual production capacity over the next five years. Wiley are proud to be delivering this project.
Wiley Managing Director, Tom Wiley, Project Manager David Burton Bradley and Design Manager Ken Coppard attended the announcement followed by afternoon tea with Ms Hodgkinson and the GMP Board in Gundagai, New South Wales.
From an operation initially processing around 100 lambs per week, GMP has gone on to secure major supply contracts, and today processes in excess of 625,000 lambs annually, making GMP one of the largest employers in the region.
“We are impressed with the initiative of the NSW Government & GMP to execute this project which will secure the future of the local community with more employment and by futureproofing the facility. We are looking forward to working with the GMP Team on the project” said Tom Wiley.
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