Indiana manufacturer plans expansion, 415 workers

September 8, 2015

Excellon Technologies Inc. said Tuesday that it plans to spend $2.1 million to upgrade and equip its existing 27,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Fort Wayne, a move that will help it hire 415 more workers by the end of 2019.

The woman-owned manufacturer, which typically makes makes products for the aerospace and defense industries, plans to launch a new line of therapeutic products called CapeAble Sensory Products.

Excellon has a current workforce of 65. It said it will begin hiring seamstresses, tailors and support personnel to work on the new product line.

The Indiana Economic Development Corp.offered Excellon up to $925,000 in conditional tax credits and up to $50,000 in training grants based on the company’s job-creation plans.

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