Maker of personal care products to expand

Canada-based KIK Custom Products plans to spend $7 million to expand its operations in Elkhart and create 190 jobs, according to the South Bend Tribune.

The company makes personal care and household products for companies like Gillette, Johnson & Johnson and L’Oreal.

KIK employs 700 in Elkhart and will begin hiring mechanics, forklift drivers and packers, among other positions, over the next two months. Ramped up production is expected to begin late summer.

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