WHITESTOWN - Georgia-based Maxxis International USA is planning a 350,000 square foot distribution facility in Whitestown. The company has not announced financial details, but says the facility is expected to house 55 employees. 

The new facility is planned for Park 130 and is scheduled to open in August.

“Indiana was an appealing choice for our new facility due to this state’s excellent transportation infrastructure, friendly business environment, and proximity to major automakers,” said Maxxis International – USA President James Tzen. “Whitestown is a rapidly growing area, with easy access to both major interstates and rail. This is an exciting time to locate a facility here, and we look forward to becoming a part of this community.”

The company has operated in the US since 1985 and offers automotive, light truck, bicycle and other types of tires as original equipment and aftermarket products. The company employs over 30,000 worldwide and has other distribution centers in Rancho Cucamonga, California, Grapevine, Texas and at its corporate headquarters in Suwanee, Georgia.