NE Indiana aluminum firm to expand

Columbia City-based 80/20 Inc., which makes modular aluminum framing for industry, plans to spend $5 million to expand its manufacturing and distribution center and add at least 40 jobs by 2010.

Machining and manufacturing technology will be upgraded as part of the project.

80/20 Inc. employs 210 workers in its design, manufacturing and distribution center in northeast Indiana and plans to hire warehouse, customer service, accounting and shipping personnel later this year as part of the expansion.

The company will receive nearly $300,000 in tax credits and training grants, as well as a 10-year tax abatement, according to Indiana Economic Development Corp.

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