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Companies like Martin Technologies, Gezolan, and IEC Electronics have announced new manufacturing investments in recent weeks. Now, Voestalpine Bohler joins them, announcing that they plan to build a new 138,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Portage, Indiana.

Voestalpine Bohler Welding Group, a global manufacturer of welding consumables, plans to invest $13.5 million in the facility:

The total investment in the Portage facility will be about $13.5 million, of which about $12.85 million will be for machinery and equipment. They received a personal property tax abatement on the machinery and equipment.

The company will produce welding consumables, including low and high alloyed welding wires and rods, for key industries such as the automotive industry at the Portage facility, Maletta said.

They anticipate employment of 25 skilled workers by the end of 2018 and 50 within the next three years.

There were 516,900 manufacturing employees in Indiana in 2016, employing 16.8 percent of the state’s workforce.

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"We will hire local people. That's what it is all about."

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