Subaru parts supplier expanding western Indiana factory

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GREENCASTLE, Ind. (AP) — A parts supplier to Indiana’s Subaru factory is planning an expansion and potentially adding 300 jobs in the next couple years.

Chiyoda USA Corp. announced Monday it would build and equip a new 90,000-square-foot facility at its existing factory in the western Indiana city of Greencastle. The building housing a new paint line is scheduled for completion next March.

The company says it now has about 230 full-time and temporary workers at the factory, which makes various automotive parts such as air conditioning ducts, fender molding, trunks and trunk covers.

The company says it is increasing manufacturing capacity for the Subaru assembly factory in Lafayette.

The Indiana Economic Development Corp. offered the company up to $1.3 million in tax credits and training grants based on the its hiring plans. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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