Swiss auto supplier adding 220 jobs in S. Indiana

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on February 6, 2014 at 12:52 AM

   JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Indiana economic development officials say a Switzerland-based auto parts supplier is expanding to a southern Indiana industrial park and creating about 220 jobs by 2018.
 
   They say Autoneum, a maker of acoustic and thermal management products, will lease and equip a 300,000 square-foot manufacturing and distribution center at the River Ridge Commerce Center in Jeffersonville.
 
   The Indiana Economic Development Corp. says it offered Autoneum North America up to $2 million in conditional tax credits and up to $200,000 in training grants based on the company's job-creation plans. Also, the River Ridge Development Authority approved property tax abatement for the company at the request of a local development agency.
 
   The IEDC says Autoneum has begun hiring engineers and managers and will begin hiring production workers toward the end of the year.

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