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Whitley company plans expansion

Precision Plastics Inc., a custom plastic injection molder, announced plans Tuesday to expand its operations in Columbia City, creating up to 15 jobs by 2017.

The company will invest $265,000 to build a 12,000-square-foot warehouse adjacent to its 75,000-square-foot plastics facility. Completion is expected by June.

Precision Plastics will move product storage into its new warehouse, allowing the company to add injection molding presses to its manufacturing floor.

Precision Plastics, which employs about 120 full-time workers in Indiana, plans to begin hiring for manufacturing positions in August.

Interested applicants can apply at Peoplelink Staffing Solutions in Columbia City.

Founded in 1955, Precision Plastics produces injection molded products, primarily serving the automotive, defense and industrial markets.

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