Marmen Welcon job projections jump to 550 at Port of Albany wind tower factory

Marmen Welcon is accelerating hiring plans and adding 200 more jobs than expected to operate its proposed $350 million offshore wind tower plant at the Port of Albany.

The joint venture of Quebec-based machining company Marmen Inc. and steel fabricator Welcon of Denmark originally planned to hire 350 welders, electricians, assembly workers, painters and support staff. Strong demand has prompted them to increase the headcount to 550.

“We expect the market will be bigger, sooner, so we need to make…


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