Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc. Announces Selection of Sumter County For Major Expansion Project

Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc., located in Lake Panasoffkee, recently announced their plans to expand their operations in Sumter County. This expansion will include a highly automated pressure treatment facility and distribution operation for their lumber products. The projected capital investment is five million dollars and the project is expected to create eight new full-time jobs in Sumter County. The facility will also benefit from future water infrastructure improvements through a partnership between Sumter County and the City of Bushnell.