DuPont Pioneer announced today it will expand two of its Indiana seed production facilities. The expansions will add a combined $26.3 million in capital investment and create up to 41 new jobs by 2016.
The Johnston, Iowa-headquartered business will invest $13.7 million to add over 20,000 square feet to its Tipton, Ind. facility, creating up to 20 new jobs and it will invest $12.6 million to add over 18,500 square feet and up to 21 new jobs to its Rushville facility.
Both expansions are expected to be completed by October and will allow the company to condition and process its Optimum AcreMax family corn seed products.