Plastics Company Investing in Jennings County

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The company has operations in Indiana and Alabama. The company has operations in Indiana and Alabama.
NORTH VERNON -

North Vernon-based Decatur Plastics Products Inc. is investing in an expansion and training. The injection-molded components manufacturer says it will pump $3 million into its Jennings County operations and add up to 40 jobs over the next year.

DPP, which currently employs 165 in Indiana, has openings for press operators, flockers and production supervisors. Its multi-million dollar investment involves equipment updates, as well as career development and injection molding, safety and leadership training opportunities. Chief Executive Officer Robert Riley says "geographically, Indiana is a great location with access to multiple major metropolitan areas and shipping lanes."

The 34-year-old company's customers including PK USA, Heartland Automotive and Faurecia. DPP also has operations in Alabama. It has been offered up to $75,000 in conditional training grants from the Indiana Economic Development Corp.

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