Investment of $5 million expands Dow Corning’s mixing and
Dow Corning Corp. announced today it will invest approximately $5 million to
expand its manufacturing operations in Kendallville, Ind. (USA). The
investment, which is expected to create more than 20 jobs by 2010, will be used
to build and equip a 5,000 square-foot addition to the site.
“Kendallville has been a wonderful home for this Dow Corning facility for
more than 20 years,” said Robert Hansen, vice
president and general manager of Core Products at Dow Corning. “We’re
thankful to the people of the city of Kendallville, the state of Indiana, and
to our dedicated employees who have made it possible for us to expand our
The Kendallville facility, which currently employs more than 100 employees,
serves as the company’s principle compounding unit that supplies thermoset
products to the North American market. The company plans to begin hiring
additional machine operators, maintenance technicians and quality assurance
specialists in 2008.
“More and more companies are recognizing that Indiana is a great place to do
business, and we’re glad Dow Corning selected Indiana for this expansion,” said
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels.
Headquartered in Midland, Mich., Dow Corning operates 41 manufacturing and
distribution facilities around the world that serve its more than 25,000
customers in markets ranging from personal care products
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