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Mission Foods Expands Production in Plainfield, Indiana

08/18/2020
Mission Foods, a Texas-based manufacturer of tortillas, tortilla chips, flat breads and other baked products, will establish a new, state-of-the-art tortilla manufacturing facility in Plainfield, Indiana. The project is expected to create up to 544 new jobs by the end of 2026.

The company will lease, build-out and equip a 510,965-square-foot manufacturing facility at 1201 Allpoints Court in Plainfield, supporting its growing product demand while decreasing its long-term logistical costs.

"Mission Foods is thrilled to join the Hoosier community,” said German Chavez, vice president of manufacturing. “We have found that our operations are most successful when we partner with hard working individuals that are excited to make the highest quality food products in the world. Indiana is a perfect match."

Pending approval by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation board of directors, the IEDC will offer Gruma Corporation, dba Mission Foods, up to $4.75 million in conditional tax credits based on the company’s job creation and investment plans. These tax credits are performance-based, meaning the company is eligible to claim incentives once Hoosiers are hired. The town of Plainfield approved additional incentives at the request of the Hendricks County Economic Development Partnership. Duke Energy provided additional incentives.

"Indiana is ranked the top state for manufacturing output because of companies like Mission Foods deciding to locate operations here and contribute to our thriving manufacturing sector," said Governor Eric J. Holcomb. "I’m extremely grateful they’ve chosen our state to call home and will not only be able to grow their business here, but also provide career opportunities for Hoosiers for years to come."

“The town of Plainfield is happy to be the home of the newest Mission Foods facility in Indiana,” said Robin Brandgard, town of Plainfield town council president. “We have one of the largest and best maintained industrial business park areas in the Midwest region and are internationally known as a center for logistics excellence. Mission Foods is contributing substantially to our economy with the addition of nearly 550 jobs; new jobs bring more money back into our community."

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