Japan-based Manufacturer Grows in Bartholomew County 

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 also plans to install $1 million in new manufacturing equipment and add four new jobs by summer 2023 while retaining its current workforce of 31 persons.

“We are honored to be the U.S. home of Tsune America’s state-of-the-art fabrication, sales, and distribution center,” said Jason Hester, president of Greater Columbus Indiana EDC. “The company’s local origins trace back to the Columbus business incubator in the 1990s, and in the 2000s, Tsune brought its leading technology from Japan to the company. We are very pleased to support Tsune America’s continued growth here, as we know they have many options in the world about where to make investments like these.”

In support of the company’s expansion plans, the Bartholomew County Council approved property tax abatements that will allow a phase-in of net new property taxes over ten years on the building improvements and over five years on the net new property taxes on qualifying equipment.

About Tsune America

Tsune is the industry leader in high production circular sawing systems for both ferrous and non-ferrous applications. With over 100 years of industrial design and innovation experience, Tsune is able to offer its products and support to customers worldwide. From its convenient location near Edinburgh, Indiana, Tsune America offers custom design, service, parts, and blade sales throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico. More info at https://tsuneamerica.com/

About Greater Columbus Indiana Economic Development Corporation (EDC)

Greater Columbus Indiana EDC is one of Indiana’s longest serving local economic development organizations, founded originally in 1976 as the Columbus Economic Development Board. Today, the member-supported, non-profit organization serves businesses and the local governments of Columbus, Edinburgh, and Bartholomew County, Indiana, with professional economic development services, including site search, local incentive guidance, talent attraction and more. Building on Columbus, Indiana’s renowned strengths in advanced manufacturing, STEM education, and design, Greater Columbus EDC proudly supports the expansions of existing companies while conducting innovative efforts to recruit targeted domestic and foreign direct investment. More information at www.ColumbusIN.org.

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