LAMAR COUNTY, Ala. (WCBI)-Alabama Senator Richard Shelby makes a stop in Lamar County along his statewide tour.
The republican Senator toured the NACCO Materials Handling Group Plant in Sulligent. This visit marks his 62nd stop which is a part of his job and industry tour across the state.
The company makes important parts for lift trucks all over the world.
Shelby says the 500 jobs offered to employees shows how the town of Sulligent is making a global impact.
“Right here in Lamar County Alabama near the Mississippi line where people from Mississippi other parts of Alabama are coming here to work cause it’s a good place to work but the product that they put out is known world wide,” says Senator Richard Shelby.
Shelby will visit a business in each of the 67 counties in Alabama.