The Killeen Economic Development Corporation announced Wednesday that MGC Pure Chemicals America has selected Killeen as their next site location for a manufacturing plant that will service the semiconductor industry.

The company will occupy a 28-acre site that will create 28 new jobs over five years with the average annual salary at $66,600. Killeen beat out San Antonio, Bryan/College Station, and Louisiana to be the company's next site location. The facility will be housed in the Killeen Business Park, and MGC plans to start production of super-pure hydrogen peroxide in 2019.

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