A Rocky Hill company was one of five businesses to receive grant money from a state program that is used to encourage expansion and job growth.
“The Small Business Express Program helps businesses who perform valuable services in their local communities, as well as companies bringing new products to national and international markets,” said Gov. Dannel Malloy in release Friday morning.
Enermore, LLC. is receiving a $150,000 loan and a $100,000 matching grant, according to the release.
"The funds will be invested with $1,450,000 of company money in developing a new line of consumer skin care products and marketing them domestically and internationally," the release stated. The company will also be creating three new jobs with the money.
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The company makes natural skin care products by using extracts from plants off the island of Crete, according to its website.
“Enermore uses cutting edge research to produce natural hair and skin care products right here in Rocky Hill, Connecticut,” said state Rep. Tony Guerrera (D-Rocky Hill). “This investment of Small Business Express funding will spur continued economic expansion and job growth.”