The Herald Bulletin

Evening Update

Local Business

September 19, 2013

Mayor Smith leads foreign trade mission to Italy

Officials hope meetings will lead to Anderson investment, jobs

(Continued)

ANDERSON, Ind. —

In 2012, the city secured commitments from manufacturing companies expected to create an estimated 1,100 new jobs and invest more than $217 million here.

Those firms include Green Tire Reclamation, Echo Drive and major Honda plastic components supplier Greenville Technology Inc., which now occupies a new 150,000-square-foot facility at the Flagship Enterprise Center business park.

Earlier this year, Keihin North America — also also a Honda parts supplier — opened its corporate headquarters at the business park. And HyPro Filtration broke ground on its new 122,500-square-foot headquarters and manufacturing facility in Anderson.

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