Toyota Material Handling Breaks Ground on New Manufacturing Facility in Columbus

TMH Expansion Groundbreaking Ceremony

Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb today joined executives from Toyota Material Handling, a North American leader in material handling solutions, and other state and local officials in Columbus to break ground on the company’s new 295,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. The nearly $100 million facility, which will expand the company’s Columbus headquarters campus, will specialize in […]

Columbus, Indiana Named #1 for Manufacturing

Business Facilities Magazine recently released its 2022 Metro Rankings Report, and three metropolitan areas in Indiana were recognized for attracting and retaining businesses within the manufacturing sector, with Columbus, Indiana, named the #1 Manufacturing Hub among all U.S. small metros.  The other two Hoosier metros were Elkhart, IN (#1 Mid-Size MSA) and Kokomo, IN (#10 Small […]

Abatements Approved for Applied Laboratories

A picture of the Applied Laboratories Building in Columbus, Indiana.

COLUMBUS, Ind. (Aug. 18, 2022) — City officials have approved tax deductions for a local company’s expansion projects. The Columbus City Council approved tax abatements for Moravec Realty LLC and Applied Laboratories, Inc. Tuesday night. Moravec Realty, as the property owner, sought a real property tax abatement for a $4 million facility expansion at Applied […]

Japan-based Manufacturer Grows in Bartholomew County 

Tsune Building

Columbus, IN – Japan-based Tsune America, a manufacturer and distributer of high production circular sawing systems and blades, is growing again in Bartholomew County, Indiana. The company plans to invest $3 million in a new 18,000 SF facility on an available lot adjacent to its current operations near Edinburgh, north of Columbus, Indiana. The company […]

Plastic Packaging Manufacturer Expands in Bartholomew County 

Columbus, IN – Drug Plastics Closures, a Pennsylvania-based, family-owned manufacturer of plastic packaging for medicinal, wellness, and lifestyle products, is planning an expansion of its Bartholomew County, Indiana, manufacturing operations, near Edinburgh. Over $14.7 million will be invested in a 60,000 SF expansion that will connect two existing buildings at the company’s site near I-65 Exit […]

New 50,000 SF Shell Building Awarded Incentives 

On July 13, local government approved a property tax abatement for construction of a new 50,000 SF industrial shell building at a site in Bartholomew County near Edinburgh, Indiana, at the northern edge of the Columbus, Indiana MSA. Force Holdings, LLC — a family-owned investment and development company – is the developer, and its sister […]

Swiss firm Georg Utz plans expansion near Edinburgh, Indiana

Georg Utz, Inc., a Switzerland-based plastic container manufacturer with operations at 8 locations on 3 continents, will spend $11.8 million to expand its 168,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Bartholomew County, Indiana, by 135,500 square feet, according to the company’s local incentive application.  The manufacturer will also install $7.5 million in new equipment, for a […]

Columbus Welcomes Ninth Avenue Foods’ Midwest HQ, Beverage Production Facility

April 13, 2021 COLUMBUS, IN – Ninth Avenue Foods, a California-based beverage production company, announced plans today to locate its new Midwest headquarters and production facility in Columbus, Indiana, its first facility outside of its home state.   The company intends to build a 260,000 square foot state-of-the-art dairy and plant-based beverage facility and hire up […]

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