HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, MI - Furniture components maker OMT-Veyhl USA Corp. is planning an 98,000-square- foot, $8.8 million expansion at its Holland Township, MI-based facility. OMT-Veyhl said 206 jobs will be created as part of the expansion.

OMT-Veyhl USA, which currently employs approximately 200 people, designs and manufactures metal table legs and bases. An OEM supplier to the office furniture and related industries, it was formed in 2005 by the German firms OMT and Veyhl.

The company said "tremendous growth" in the western United States led to the decision to expand either the Michigan plant or a sister facility in California. The 98,000 expansion will nearly double the size of the Holland Township, MI, facility.

“OMT-Veyhl USA Corporation believes in creating U.S. jobs, local manufacturing and a close connection to our customers,” said Lars Reuter, president. “We appreciate the working relationship and all of the support from the MEDC. The great West Michigan work ethic of our employees and the good relationship with the local community helped support our decision to expand.”

OMT-Veyhl received a $750,000 performance based grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corp. Holland Charter Township said it also will consider a property tax abatement for the expansion.