Optimism in Salem: Town lost Feterl, looks forward to new company
Published 03/13/2010, The Daily Republic
For more than a year, the building that housed Salem’s largest employer — Feterl Manufacturing — has been stark and vacant. But like the mythical Phoenix rising from the ashes, the old Feterl plant is gaining new life through a Canadian company — Winnipeg-based Buhler Industries. The longtime agricultural equipment manufacturer purchased the plant and its assets last month and anticipates the first auger will roll off the assembly line by June 1.Word count: 1728
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