V-Tech Engineering Inc., a firm headquartered in Bluffton, Indiana
, which designs and manufactures innovative food processing
equipment primarily for the baking and snack food industries, increased its manufacturing space by 125 percent to accommodate its plans for further expansion in Adams County.
According to the firm, its 21,000 square foot facility will be equipped with all new sheet metal forming and fabrication equipment. The company plans to add more robotics
for sheet metal handling and welding processes. New fabricating equipment and robotics are being installed over the next few weeks. The jobs created will be primarily for skilled programmers, press brake operators and assemblers.
“The success of our tunnel ovens, spiral conveyors, and conveying systems we manufacture have fueled the need for a larger and more efficient manufacturing space” Bo Alstoft, President of V-Tech Engineering said “Our commitment to continue and expand equipment manufacturing in NE Indiana is clear”. The new facility will be dedicated to tunnel oven manufacturing and final assembly point for all equipment manufactured.
Larry Macklin, Adams County Economic Director said, “We are grateful to welcome V- Tech to Adams County. We look forward to serving their needs as they grow their business in both Adams and Wells Counties.” Macklin added, “It’s a great day when we can work together helping those who provide jobs for our families.”
“Our entire region benefits from the growth of V-Tech,” Wells County Economic Development Director Tim Ehlerding stated, “our community wins with this exciting expansion!”