Mag Instrument to build new center in San Bernardino Co.
1,600 new jobs, generate more than $1 billion per year.
Mag Instrument Inc. said Wednesday it plans to build a 700,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Ontario that will consolidate more than 800 jobs, create 1,600 new jobs and generate more than $1 billion per year in economic stimulus.
Mag Instruments makes Maglite flashlights. The building will be constructed on a 30-acre parcel of land.
When the new center is complete, Mag Instruments will employ about 2,400 in Ontario.
Mag Instrument, which is privately held, currently operates a 500,000 square-foot center in Ontario.