November 9, 2011
Northern Indiana's hog processing facility to expand
After buying a 30-acre site from the county government, a hog processing facility in northern Indiana plans to expand.
The Carroll County commissioners on Monday approved a US$525,000 deal with Indiana Packers Corp. for the property next to the company's plant in Delphi. The company is the county's largest employer with about 1,700 workers.
Indiana Packers president Gary Jacobson tells the Journal & Courier of Lafayette that the land sale will allow the company to move ahead with expansion plans for its pork slaughtering operations. He says details will be announced later.
Commissioners' president Patrick Clawson tells WLFI-TV the deal will help make sure the company keeps growing. He says he expects the company to add at least 100 workers with the expansion.