More Jobs Will Be Created in Brookville, Indiana
Rep. Jud McMillin is encouraged that more jobs will be created in Brookville, Indiana. An estimated 101 new jobs will be created by MBC Group, Inc., a manufacturer of packaged and printed materials.
“Their choice to expand in Indiana is testament to the fact that our state’s pro-business attitude is creating an increase in economic development and keeping businesses in Indiana,” said Rep. McMillin. “I am pleased that more Hoosiers will be finding work in our great community.”
At the company’s 30,000 square foot facility on the north side of Brookville, the company will be investing $4.1 million to add four new thermoforming plastic production lines. MBC Group also has plans to expand their digital printing operations, which are currently outsourced, with the addition of printing, kitting and fulfillment for point-of-purchase materials. After expansion plans have been completed, the company projects to handle more than $10 million of packaging, digitally printed materials and contract labor for its customers yearly.
“MBC Group has achieved great success in recent years and we are lucky to have this native Indiana company grow in our community,” said Rep. McMillin. “We have a talented and able workforce here in Brookville and I glad MBC Group saw that.”
By the end of the year, the company plans to have already hired more than 20 new employees with more employees being hired to coincide with the installation of new machinery and equipment. MBC Group, Inc. was offered up to $625,000 in conditional tax credits and up to $100,000 in training grants based on the company's job creation plans by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation.
“Getting Hoosiers back to work is extremely important and I will continue my efforts to pass legislation that creates more jobs in Indiana,” said Rep. McMillin.