acetylene aluminium aluminum bars royalty free thumbnailAs 2020 begins, businesses around Illinois are adjusting to the new year with changes and growth. In Decatur, Mueller Water Products is constructing a new brass foundry, bringing new jobs and prospects for the company and the town. Mueller Water Products was founded in Decatur in 1857 by German immigrant Hieronymus Mueller and is celebrating 162 years of business.

The new brass works foundry will house up to 250 employees for Mueller, and Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Chad Mize stated that the investment will allow the organization to thrive for their next 160 years. He added that the new foundry will be “one of the most modern, state of the art, brass foundries in the world” and will help to provide new job opportunities for the community of Decatur and allow for those working to thrive and succeed in the future that Mueller brings to Illinois.