RUSHVILLE, IN – Great things are happening in Rush County! Two of its major employers, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. and INTAT have recently announced plans to expand their facilities. INTAT, a global manufacturer of OEM cast and machined precision castings serving the automotive industry will make at a minimum, a $26 million investment. This includes a 3rd casting line and is targeted to begin and be completed in 2013. With this expansion, projected new jobs created could be as high as 45. “We could not be more happy for the INTAT family and what this means as a commitment to the future of INTAT within our community,” shared Mayor Mike Pavey.
DuPont Pioneer produces and supplies hybrid or improved varieties of maize, soybean, sunflower, canola, rice, sorghum, alfalfa, cotton and wheat to farmers in more than 90 countries. They will invest $12.6 million to build 18,700 square feet onto its Rushville facility, adding up to 21 new positions. “Rush County is excited to have a prestigious company like DuPont Pioneer expanding and building their future in our community,” said Gerald Mohr, president of the Rush County Council. “The expansion of DuPont Pioneer and hiring of additional employees is always a great economic boost to Rush County.”