New Hampshire candle company hiring 400 seasonal workers

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BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

MILFORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire candle company is hiring 400 people over the next wo months in preparation for a busier holiday season this year.

Alene Candles, located in Milford, is one of the state's largest seasonal employers. It is looking to triple its capacity and production during the summer months, to prepare for an influx of holiday orders.

The candle manufacturer, founded in 1995, produced more than 40 million candles between the months of July and December of last year. It also has facilities in Ohio.

In addition to seasonal employment, Alene is looking to fill more than 20 full-time positions.