ThyssenKrupp To Expand Ind. Facility, Hire 160 Workers
TELL CITY, Ind. (AP) — Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels has joined business officials to announce the expansion of a steel foundry in Tell City that's expected to create up to 160 jobs by the end of 2012.
A unit of the German steelmaker ThyssenKrupp AG said Tuesday it will invest $36.5 million in equipment to expand capacity at the 480,000 square-foot plant. It's about 130 miles south-southwest of Indianapolis.
The plant opened in 1997. It's part of the company's Marinette, Wis., based unit ThyssenKrupp Waupaca.
The Indiana Economic Development Corp. is providing up to $1.55 million in tax credits for the project.
Officials say hiring has started.