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400 jobs expected in van conversion company's move to Carroll

A company specializing in wheelchair-accessible van conversions is moving to Westminster and is expecting to hire an additional 400 positions by 2018. FR Conversions Inc. announced last week it will relocate its manufacturing operations from Woodlawn to Tech Court, located off of Md. 97, in Westminster. The site in Westminster is six times larger than the company's current location in Woodlawn, Chief Operating Officer Chris Mayfield said. The company is investing $20 million to purchase the 152,000-square-foot site and additional equipment, and to complete the relocation, according to a news release. Carroll County Commissioner Doug Howard, R-District 5, who has been a strong...