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One of the oldest employers in Connersville is staying put. Stant Corp. had been mulling the possibility of moving its headquarters to Michigan. The manufacturer currently employs close to 300 in Fayette County. October 24, 2014
CONNERSVILLE, Ind. - Stant Corporation's headquarters will remain in its current location in Connersville, Indiana, for the foreseeable future. Stant has been headquartered in Connersville since its founding 116 years ago in 1898. The decision to remain in Connersville fortifies Stant's commitment to the city and community, and to maintaining a strong, visible presence as a leading manufacturing company in the area.
"We looked at a number of other alternatives," said Curt S. Howell, President & CEO. "However, the most important factor to consider was the hardworking men and women in Connersville and their commitment to excellence. We thank the men, women, and leadership of the Local UAW for their support and confidence. Additionally, the efforts of Mayor Urban and Economic Development Group Director Dan Parker must be acknowledged and commended, as they played an integral role in our decision to remain in Connersville."
Stant currently has nearly 300 employees at its Connersville headquarters campus, which includes the corporate headquarters, machine development building, technical center, and manufacturing operations.
About Stant Corporation
Headquartered in Connersville, IN, Stant Corporation is a leading, integrated manufacturer of highly engineered vapor, fuel and fluid control components. These products are sold to a diversified group of global industrial and automotive original equipment manufacturers and automotive aftermarket customers. Since 1898, Stant has been delivering patented, innovative solutions to address two critical applications: (i) fuel systems, including fuel caps, fuel vapor control valves, and evaporative canisters to meet increasingly stringent domestic and international evaporative emission standards and (ii) cooling systems, including thermostats, thermostat housing subassemblies and radiator caps. The Company operates global manufacturing facilities including operations in the United States, Mexico, Czech Republic, South Korea and China. Through these operations, Stant is able to provide its global customers with quality products and solutions to meet their increasing emissions control and cooling needs. For more information, please refer to the Stant website at http://www.stant.com.
Source: Stant Corp.