City of Portage, Indiana

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Auto-Industry Manufacturer to Bring 160-200 New Jobs to Portage


PORTAGE — The City Council this week approved a tax abatement that may lead to 160 to 200 new jobs in the city.

The council approved a five-year personal property tax abatement for Camaco of Indiana, a subsidiary of Camaco-Amvian. Its parent company is P&C Group, which has facilities in the U.S., Mexico, Brazil, Poland and Germany.

The company manufactures steel seat frames for the automotive industry and plans on being located in a building at AmeriPlex at the Port business park, company representative Scott Jones told the council.

Jones said the company will be investing $8.8 million in new equipment. The project will include the installation of eight assembly lines, including conveying and testing equipment as well as for distribution.

According to paperwork filed with the city, work will begin in mid June on renovating the building and installing manufacturing equipment with a completion date of Dec. 31, 2018. Renovations include upgrading lighting, upgrading the office area, adding a cafeteria and installing new restrooms.

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