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Atwood Among Firms Creating 2,552 Ind. Jobs

Elkhart, Ind.-based Atwood Mobile Products LLC, a vehicle components supplier to the RV industry, was among a statewide announcement today (Dec. 11) proclaiming that new investments from nine companies are expected to create a combined 2,552 new jobs over the next few years.

According to the press release, Atwood will invest $5.9 million to consolidate manufacturing operations from its subsidiary Fan-Tastic Vent in Imlay City, Mich., along with distribution and warehousing operations from Tennessee and other locations to Elkhart County, creating up to 132 new jobs by 2015.

With more than 700 associates nationwide, Atwood currently employs 368 employees at four Elkhart County sites.

Other companies making investments include Angie’s List, BidPal Inc., Brunswick, Cafe Valley Inc., ExactTarget, Inventure Foods, Mitsubishi Engine North America and Moorehead Communications.

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