“We worked tirelessly the past two legislative sessions to pass legislation that would spur job growth in Indiana,” said Rep. Wesco. “Indiana has one of the best business climates in the country. It’s great to see a local company thrive in an environment with less regulations and more taxpayer- and business-friendly policies in place.”
The ACC serves original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket customers in the automotive and specialty vehicle industries. They plan to purchase nearly $5 million in equipment for its 75,000 square-foot facility in Elkhart. Installation of the new equipment will begin in the next several months.
The ACC currently has 51 full-time employees in Indiana, and they have already begun hiring additional associates.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Indiana’s automotive industry is the second largest in the nation, producing nearly $10 billion in goods. Subaru of Indiana Automotive recently announced plans to invest $75 million to increase production capacity at its Lafayette campus, creating up to 100 new jobs by 2014.
“I’m confident that the ACC will be one of a number of businesses to expand in the Hoosier state with many more looking to relocate from other states,” said Rep. Wesco.
Rep. Wesco represents parts of Elkhart and St. Joseph Counties.