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John Grevich (at right) demonstrates a Doughboy packaging machine during the company's heyday in New Richmond.

Doboy, Grevich were the godfathers of job creation

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With all the talks of job creation and the need for new business, John Grevich has one thing to say: been there, done that.

"I really don't think this town realizes what this packaging and machinery division did to New Richmond," he said.

Grevich, who worked at Doboy (formerly Doughboy) from 1948 until 1986, said the company only employed a handful of people when he started. By the time he retired, 600 people had jobs at the New Richmond factory.

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