Lafayette Manufacturing: Advanced, lean and plant expansions topping $525 million

Mayer, Kathy
August 2006
Indiana Business Magazine;Aug2006, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p43
The article reports on the developments regarding the manufacturing industries in Lafayette, Indiana. The biggest investment in area is at Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. which invests $230 million. Another is at Tate & Lyle which invests $100,000. According to Cinda Kelley, executive director of the Lafayette-West Lafayette Economic Development Corp., the success in the manufacturing is due to several factors including lean manufacturing, quality of work, and a skilled labor force.


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