Hoist Liftruck receives $925M military contract

October 29, 2013 9:21:12 AM PDT
A Bedford Park company just got a multi-million dollar military contract that is expected to create hundreds of new jobs.

Congressman Dan Lipinski visited Hoist Liftruck in Bedford Park. The company just received a $925 million contract to build material handling equipment for the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines.

Hoist Liftruck employs about 300 people currently. Congressman Lipinski's office says this contract could double the workforce.