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Mueller Milestone: 4 million Albertville-made fire hydrants

ALBERTVILLE, Alabama - Mueller Co. is marking a major milestone in the Alabama city it turned into the "Fire Hydrant Capital of the World" - the 4 millionth hydrant off its Albertville production line.

To highlight the achievement, Mueller officials hosted a small celebration on Monday for employees, family members, retirees, community leaders, legislators and others at the company's manufacturing facility.

Mueller's Albertville plant, which launched production 40 years ago, today has 490 workers, making it one of the top employers in Marshall County.


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