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Hopkins Manufacturing Corp. has announced plans to open a new distribution center in Edgerton, Kan., to support continued growth.

According to a press release, the new facility will open up in June and is located in the Edgerton Inland Port VIII at the Logistics Park, adjacent to the BNSF Intermodal Facility. First shipments are expected to follow shortly after the facility opens.

Hiring is already underway and the facility is expected to employ over 100 team members. 

Hopkins, founded in 1953 in Emporia, Kan., an RV and automotive aftermarket supplier, continues to expand through acquisition and organic growth.