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Sunstar Engineering Americas Expands Springboro, Ohio, Operations

Sunstar Engineering Americas, a company that serves the automotive and motorcycle industries, will expand operations in Springboro, Ohio. The $18.15 million project is expected to create 60 jobs.

As part of its restructuring and reorganization process the company will lease the former 158,000-square-foot Pioneer Electronics building on Ohio 73. Sunstar Engineering Americas will streamline its motorcycle, research and development, and warehousing functions, and will integrate new manufacturing processes and bring new services in-house.

“SEA is experiencing double-digit year-on-year growth by delivering innovative, high-quality solutions for our customers,” said Walter Palen, president of SEA. “We continue to ramp up our innovation in the adhesives and sealants space, focusing on automotive and recreational vehicle markets.”

As an incentive the Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved a 1.626%, eight-year Job Creation Tax Credit for this project.

“Ohio has the third-largest manufacturing workforce in the U.S., and Sunstar Engineering Americas is bolstering that strength by adding 60 jobs in the region,” noted J.P. Nauseef, JobsOhio president and CEO. “SEA continues to innovate, invest and expand in Ohio, which will improve manufacturing efficiencies and help the company meet the growing demand from its customers worldwide.

SEA serves the automotive and motorcycle industries, providing services in both the chemical and manufacturing verticals.

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