Construction is under way on a 33 million dollar plant in the western Iowa town of Shelby.
Eau Claire-based Midwest Manufacturing announced plans in January to build the factory that will make interior and exterior doors and garage doors. It will employ 300 people.
Midwest Manufacturing is a division of home improvement retailer Menard, Incorporated.
Construction on the new plant should be finished by July, 2007. Hiring is not expected to begin until next April or May.