Manufacturer to Break Ground on Columbus Facilities

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An automotive parts manufacturer is set to begin construction Friday on a nearly $35 million Bartholomew County development. Sunright America Inc. plans to build two facilities and add more than 100 jobs in Columbus by 2016. July 11, 2013

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Governor Mike Pence will join executives from Sunright America at 10:15 a.m. Friday for a groundbreaking ceremony of two new facilities in Columbus.

Sunright, a subsidiary of Japan-based Sugiura Seisakusho Co., Ltd., is a manufacturer of automotive nuts, bolts and specialty fasteners. In June, the company announced plans to invest $34.7 million to construct and equip two additional facilities on its 33-acre campus at the Northwest Industrial Park in Columbus, creating up to 103 new jobs by 2016. Incorporated in Indiana in 2002, Sunright is a tier one supplier to Toyota, with most of all nuts on Toyota cars in America manufactured - 5 million pieces per day - at the Columbus facility.

Source: Indiana Economic Development Corp.