MEXICO CITY — Grupo Bimbo, SAB de CV has committed to build a new baking facility in Zanesville, Ohio, according to JobsOhio, a private economic development corporation. Capital investment in the new location was listed at $430 million. The project will add 320 new jobs.
New positions at the baking plant will include production, packaging, shipping and receiving, support, administration and management.
It was recently announced that Bimbo has plans to invest more than $200 million to build a second baking plant in Valdosta, Ga., creating 295 jobs in the city. The announcement followed the company’s completion of a $25 million facility in Valdosta that will bake hamburger, hot dog and sandwich buns for quick-service restaurants across the southeastern United States and add 76 new positions.