Indiana Packers Boosting Delphi Operations

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(photo courtesy Carroll County Agriculture Association) (photo courtesy Carroll County Agriculture Association)
DELPHI -

Delphi-based Indiana Packers Corp. has announced plans for a $23 million cold storage distribution center. The company says the facility, which is being constructed next to its existing pork production plant, is expected to be complete by August 2017.

Indiana Packers Corp. says the new center will further advance its business and Indiana Kitchen brand strength. While specific numbers were not released, the company says the facility will require an increase in staff.

"Without question, this expansion is a major milestone in our company’s growth strategy," said Russ Yearwood, chief operating officer of Indiana Packers Corp. "The expansion allows us to improve inventory logistics, speed up our delivery capacity, and most importantly, better serve our growing regional and global customer base."

Yearwood says the project demonstrates the company's continued long-term commitment to investing in Carroll County. Last year, the company announced a more than $40 million investment in its Delphi operations.

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