indystar reports two subsidiaries of Drew Industries, Inc., of New York announce their joint $4 million-plus expansion plan will mean 330 new jobs in Elkhart County, Indiana in 2012. Lipppert Components Manufacturing, Inc., of Goshen, and Kinro Manufacturing, Inc., of Middlebury, IN both manufacture components for the MH and RV industries. Lippert will invest $650,000 in equipment and machinery; Kinro will spend $3.5 million to expand its production line. Kinro and Lippert currently employ 4,000 people at 31 plants in 12 states, more than 2,800 of those in northern IN. The Indiana Economic Development Corporation offered Lippert $1.55 million in tax credits and $165,000 in training grants.
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