Pennsylvania company could bring 200 jobs to Pleasant Prairie

During a public hearing on Monday, October 23, the Pleasant Prairie Plan Commission approved site and operational plans for Communications Test Design, Inc. (CTDI) and a two year conditional use permit for outdoor storage for Majestic Badger LLC the owner of the property located at 8801 88th Avenue (Majestic Center). The plans outlined the use of the facility by CTDI, a full service, global engineering repair and logistics company that will occupy 162,620 square feet of the building, with the outdoor storage.

CTDI will store new and used electronics and support materials associated with the cable industry. Electronic devices such as modem, switches, and IT related equipment will also be repaired at the facility. There will be a 20,000 square foot outdoor work/storage area with a 10-foot fenced enclosure to store spools of conduit, wire, quartzite hand boxes and related materials. This area will be completely enclosed on all fours sides with a fence and/or fence screen. Sliding gates equipped with required Knox lock to allow for emergency vehicles to have access to the entire perimeter of the building will be provided.

It is estimated that there will be 200 full time employees by the end of 2018, with 150 being hired at the start-up. James Reid, CTDI Director of Real Estate and Transportation stated that they intend to hire a majority of the staff locally. There will be a first and second shift. Delivery hours at the facility will be between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Read more at pleasantprairieonline.com/utility/news.asp.

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