October 23rd, 2012
An industrial products manufacturer in Fishers intends to relocate operations to Anderson and add jobs. Hy-
Pro Filtration currently employs more than 50 in Hamilton County. The company plans to invest $10.5
million over the next three years to build a new Madison County headquarters and double its work force.
ANDERSON, Ind. – Representatives of HY-PRO FILTRATION , a family-owned industrial filtration research, design and manufacturing operation, will join Mayor Kevin S. Smith and the City of Anderson Economic Development team in announcing plans to relocate and expand their Indiana operations to the City of Anderson and building in an area just North of the Flagship Technology Park. The announcement will be made in the City Hall lobby at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
Over the next three (3) years Hy-Pro Filtration will invest $10.5 Million as the company builds a new manufacturing and headquarter facility in Anderson and is committed to employing 107 at an average hourly wage of $21.00 plus benefits. “Anderson is thankful that another business new to Anderson has found a home. Hy-Pro
offers high quality products and affords good employment opportunities for our community,” says Mayor Kevin S. Smith. “Hy-Pro is number nine (9) in our new job announcements this year, demonstrating that Anderson is a growing and successful city.”
Hy-Pro, which is currently located in Fishers Indiana, chose to locate in Anderson after an extensive search of communities in Washington and Indiana. A number of the company’s current employees are Anderson residents and the company is excited by the skills, talents and work ethic in the Anderson area workforce.
The company will purchase approximately 17 acres of land and build a 122,500 square foot manufacturing, assembly, and warehouse facility to accommodate the ongoing expansion of the company’s business. Hy-Pro Filtration produces a wide range of filtration products for hydraulic & lubricating oils and diesel fuel for heavy equipment and industrial customers around the world and maintains ongoing research and development
as part of the services offered to customers. Hy-Pro, which currently employs 52 at the Fishers headquarters, will begin construction in the spring of 2013 and production is scheduled to begin later in the year. Interested
candidates can send their resume to Hy-Pro Filtration 12955 Ford Drive Fishers, Indiana 46038.
“We are excited to be part of the economic development that is happening in Anderson. We talked to several communities about relocating our operation and I can confidently say that Anderson understands what it takes to create an environment where manufacturers can flourish. We also appreciate the strong manufacturing heritage of
Anderson and look forward to having access to a highly skilled and hard- working local labor force!” says Hy-Pro President, Larry Hoeg. “We are going to build a state of the art manufacturing facility, and we look forward to a shoulder to shoulder partnership with the community of Anderson.”
The City of Anderson has offered the company $1.9 Million in tax increment financing (TIF) based on the Company’s property investment and employment numbers. “This is a great company with cutting edge products, research and development and a flexible manufacturing process that will enable future growth and expansion. In addition they treat their employees like family this will be a great place to work!” said Greg Winkler,
Interim Director of Economic Development.
For more information, please visit https://www.hyprofiltration.com/
Source: The City of Anderson