ERJ staff report (DS)
Brookville, Indiana -- Rubber products producer, Sperry & Rice Manufacturing Co. LLC, announced today it is expanding its manufacturing operations in Brookville, creating up to 40 new jobs by the end of 2010.
Sperry & Rice, which produces rubber seals and hoses for the appliance, automotive and truck and bus industries, is consolidating some operations from the company's Killbuck, Ohio facility into the Franklin County site. Sperry & Rice was established in 2004 after Sperry Rubber & Plastics and Rice Chadwick Rubber Co. were acquired and combined. Today the company employs nearly 60 associates in Brookville.
"This consolidation allows the company to balance production and focus each plant on its process strengths to provide a higher level of service to our customers," said Jim Gregory, president and chief executive officer of Sperry & Rice.
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Press release from Indiana Economic Development Corporation
Website of Sperry & Rice