Transactions - JUNE 14, 2017

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UPS to build new $260m facility in Indiana

by Andrea Waitrovich

United Parcel Service has plans to build a $260 million package processing facility in Plainfield, Ind., which is located west of Indianapolis.

“Central Indiana is a logistics gateway for efficient transportation networks that enhance UPS reliability and service,” said Kevin Church, president of UPS’s Ohio Valley District, in a statement.

A portion of the 893,000-square-foot hub will open this fall. UPS says the Plainfield facility build-out will be completed in late 2019.

The company revealed plans for the new facility on 91 acres west of Indianapolis. Combined with improvements to existing facilities on 81st St., 16th St. and Castleton, UPS will add more than 575 full-time jobs over the next five years in central Indiana.

“This major investment by UPS is more evidence that Indiana is a global logistics powerhouse,” said Governor Eric Holcomb in a CBS article. “Our state’s top-ranked infrastructure network has been key to growing our econom

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