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MobileFleet plans $3.9M expansion in Hauppauge

MobileFleet Inc., a seller and manufacturer of equipment found in cars used by police officers, fire chiefs and other government officials, is planning a $3.9-million expansion.

The company hopes to move from Farmingdale to 10 Commerce Dr. in Hauppauge. The project would add up to 22 jobs to a workforce of 35 by 2016, according to chief executive Robert E. Squicciarini Sr.

Records show that employees earn, on average, $71,428 per year.

Last week, the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency agreed to provide MobileFleet with $193,364 in tax breaks, including a $168,520 reduction in property taxes over 10 years.

IDA executive director Anthony Manetta said the company recently began manufacturing cabinets and shortage units for emergency vehicles.

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