Indiana Marujun, LLC, a Tier 1 Honda automobile parts supplier, announced on August 6 plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 50 new jobs by 2015.
Marujun, a subsidiary of Japan-based Marujun Company, LTD, will invest $21.78 million to expand its 127,000 square-foot facility. As part of the project, the company will purchase new manufacturing machinery and information technology equipment.
“This is yet another example of the jobs created as a result of Honda locating in Indiana,” said Governor Mitch Daniels. “With the string of recent automotive announcements, it is no secret that Indiana continues to be a place where motor vehicle companies find the resources they need to drive to success.”
The company currently employs 534 full-time employees in Indiana
Founded in 1999 as an Isuzu supplier, the company manufactures service parts and body parts for Honda, such as CRV and Civic body parts. The company ships to Honda plants across North America, including Honda’s Greensburg, Ind. facility.