IBJNews

Pet specialty retailer plans 135 jobs in Indiana

Back to TopCommentsE-mailPrintBookmark and Share

Farmington Hills, Mich.-based Pet Supplies Plus USA Inc. said Tuesday that it plans to add 135 jobs in Seymour by 2016 as part of an effort to relocate its warehousing operations.
 
The pet specialty retailer said it will invest $16.5 million to lease and equip a 763,000-square-foot facility in the city 60 miles south of Indianapolis. It plans to begin shipping to customers from the location in August.

The consolidation and expansion will more than double the company’s warehousing capacity, Pet Supplies Plus said.

The Indiana Economic Development Corp. said it will provide Pet Supplies Plus up to $850,000 in performance-based tax credits and up to $75,000 in training grants based on the company’s job-creation plans. The city of Seymour approved additional property-tax abatements at the request of the Jackson County Industrial Development Corp.

Founded in 1988, Pet Supplies Plus is the third-largest pet specialty retailer in the country. It has 258 stores in 22 states, including 10 in Indiana.
 

ADVERTISEMENT

Post a comment to this story

COMMENTS POLICY
We reserve the right to remove any post that we feel is obscene, profane, vulgar, racist, sexually explicit, abusive, or hateful.
 
You are legally responsible for what you post and your anonymity is not guaranteed.
 
Posts that insult, defame, threaten, harass or abuse other readers or people mentioned in IBJ editorial content are also subject to removal. Please respect the privacy of individuals and refrain from posting personal information.
 
No solicitations, spamming or advertisements are allowed. Readers may post links to other informational websites that are relevant to the topic at hand, but please do not link to objectionable material.
 
We may remove messages that are unrelated to the topic, encourage illegal activity, use all capital letters or are unreadable.
 

Messages that are flagged by readers as objectionable will be reviewed and may or may not be removed. Please do not flag a post simply because you disagree with it.

Sponsored by
ADVERTISEMENT

facebook - twitter on Facebook & Twitter

Follow on TwitterFollow IBJ on Facebook:
Follow on TwitterFollow IBJ's Tweets on these topics:
 
Subscribe to IBJ
ADVERTISEMENT