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Logistics Company Breaks Ground on Columbus Facility

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Officials with The Phoenix Group have broken ground on a manufacturing and assembly operation in Columbus. Indianapolis-based Browning Construction will build the logistics company's $15 million facility.

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April 11, 2013

News Release

Columbus, Ind. -- Browning Investments, Inc. is pleased to announce that construction has commenced on a 468,000 square foot, modern manufacturing and assembly facility for The Phoenix Group, to be located in the Woodside Northwest Park in Columbus, Indiana. A ground breaking ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, April 11th at the site.

Browning Construction, in their role as Construction Manager, will build the $15.0 million facility. The building will include state-of-the-art features such as 32' clear height, T5 fluorescent lighting, and an ESFR sprinkler system. The Phoenix group expects to employ in excess of 50 employees at this facility.

"Increase in customer demand has prompted our need more for manufacturing and assembly space. This is an integral part of our overall growth plan for Indiana," noted Gary Sherman, President of The Phoenix Group.

"We are delighted Browning and The Phoenix Group are making this investment in Columbus. Many of the customers they will support are highly valued businesses in our community," said Mayor Kristen Brown. "Our goal in Columbus is to partner with companies such as The Phoenix Group, by providing a business-friendly environment which encourages and supports investment such as this."

"We are excited to announce the development of this new manufacturing and assembly facility for The Phoenix Group. The company has shown dramatic growth over the past years thus facilitating the need for this new building," said Michael Browning, President of Browning Investments, Inc. "We also thank the City of Columbus for their support towards making this project a reality."

About Browning

Founded in 1977, Browning remains one of the premier development companies in Indianapolis and is engaged in the acquisition, development, construction, leasing, management, ownership and disposition of investment real estate properties. In total, Browning has developed and constructed more than 22 million square feet of space. To learn more, visit: www.browninginvestments.com.

About The Phoenix Group

The Phoenix Group was incorporated in 1991 in Indiana. Over the years, The Phoenix Group has emerged as a leader in managing some of the world's top companies Supply Chain Programs. As a leader in Supply Chain Management providing assembly, procurement, project management, engineering, warehousing, logistics and quality services, The Phoenix Group programs are an effective approach in making change and improving productivity.

The Phoenix Group is comprised of a consortium of companies that provide a variety of products and services, in the Supply Chain Services industry. Their ability to offer a range of Value Added products and services, allows their customers to focus on their core competencies and operate in a more efficient and lean environment. The Phoenix Groupís flexibility, resources and experience, as a company, has allowed their customers to realize immediate savings and efficiencies as a valued partner.

Source: The Phoenix Group

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