The Oklahoma Department of Commerce has announced that Nautilus, Inc. and Tristar Glass, Inc. have joined the Oklahoma Quality Jobs Program.
Washington-based Nautilus, a maker of cardio exercise equipment, operates at 10757 E. Ute St. in Tulsa and currently employs 225. Under the Quality Jobs Program, the company plans add 265 jobs over the next several years. According to figures released by the ODC, Nautilus could receive up to $4,046,145 in benefits.
Tristar Glass, a manufacturer of glass for commercial window markets, plans to add 165 jobs. The company could receive up to $2,180,017. Tristar’s Tulsa facilities are located at 5566 S. Garnett Road.
Amy Polonchek, interim executive director of the Oklahoma Department of Commerce said “The manufacturers that joined the Quality Jobs program this month are an excellent example of Oklahoma’s diverse manufacturing sector. The manufacturing sector continues to grow and is a significant factor in Oklahoma’s economy.”
Since its inception in July 1993, the state has issued more than 445 contracts to locating, expanding and start-up businesses. To date, more than $435 million in performance-based wage rebates has been paid because of the Quality Jobs Program.