Expansion Will Brings Hundreds Of Jobs To Northern Indiana
A New York-based RV manufacturer is planning to expand in northern Indiana.
Drew Industries announced that Goshen and Elkhart have been chosen as the sites for a new thermo forming operation and an expanded glass tempering and awning operation. The expansions are expected to create up to 260 new jobs by 2015.
"We are very pleased to locate these new and expanding operations of Lippert Components and Kinro in Indiana," said Jason Lippert, chairman and chief executive officer of Lippert Components and Kinro. "The state of Indiana, Elkhart County and the cities of Goshen and Elkhart continue to show a strong commitment to partnering with companies like ours in the RV industry so that our industry can continue to rebound from the economic downturn and also thrive in the future. We appreciate the support we have received from state, county and local officials. These new and expanded operations will increase our capacity and product offerings."
Lippert Components and Kinro currently employ more than 4,000 full-time workers at locations throughout northern Indiana.