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NEWS: C&A Tool Engineering MinebeaMitsumi Inc. expanding

CHURUBUSCO, Ind. (June 20, 2019) – The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and C&A Tool Engineering MinebeaMitsumi Inc. (C&A Tool) recently announced the company is expanding its operations in Churubusco and adding new jobs.

C&A Tool plans to invest $3.8M to invest in new equipment and create 15 new jobs at its Churubusco facility. C&A Tool is a national and international contract manufacturer serving the transportation market, aeronautical and defense, medical, industrial, food processing, machine tools market and more. C&A Tool has more than 500 employees and four major manufacturing locations in the northeast Indiana region.

“Churubusco is one of the fastest growing communities in Northeast Indiana. The good paying jobs in Churubusco provided by high-tech, globally engaged companies like C&A Tool is a big reason families want to move to the community,” said Jon Myers, President of the Whitley County EDC. “I am very excited about their continued growth and investment.”

The company will add equipment with cutting edge capabilities for manufacturing, research and development and information technology.

“Our business continues to grow with additive manufacturing technologies and advanced machining capability,” said Rob Marr, C&A Tool President. “This is good for our employees and for all of our communities. We are glad to be in this position for expansion.”

Churubusco Town Council approved a ten-year tax abatement for the project at the request of C&A Tool and the Whitley County EDC.

“We are happy to work with our partners at C&A Tool once again to help their growth,” said Mark Pepple, Churubusco Town Council President. “They have been instrumental in our town’s economic growth over the years and we are proud to do our part in this project.”

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About Whitley County EDC
The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is the lead economic development agency in Whitley County, Indiana. The EDC works closely with local, regional, and state partners to support our industry clients’ growth and success. Our mission is to lead a comprehensive economic development program that retains and expands employment opportunities for local residents and attracts business investment to Whitley County. The Whitley County EDC was established in 1992 and represents Whitley County, Columbia City, and the Towns of Churubusco, Larwill, and South Whitley. For more information about the EDC, visit whitleyedc.com.

About C&A Tool Engineering MinebeaMitsumi Inc.
As a tooling, engineering and contract manufacturer, C&A Tool serves markets in transportation, aeronautical, medical, business equipment, food processing, appliances, consumer goods, machine tools and other industries. C&A Tool has achieved AS9100, ISO 13485, NADCAP, TS16949, and ITAR registrations. The company’s operations also meet FDA standards and approval for manufacturing in the sensitive areas of medical, surgical, pharmaceutical, food and others. For more information about C&A Tool please visit www.catool.com.

Media Contacts:
Kennedy St. George (Whitley Co. EDC) – 260.244.5506 or kstgeorge@whitleyedc.com
Rob Marr (C&A Tool Engineering MinbeaMitsumi, Inc.) – 260.693.2167 or rmarr@catool.com