RV supplier Engineered Solutions is expanding its Mishawaka, Ind., manufacturing facility and will increase its current work force of 150 employees by around 10 percent.
According to the South Bend Tribune, Engineered Solutions will add about 10,000 square feet to its production and assembly plant, increasing total manufacturing space to 85,000 square feet.
“We are expanding to accommodate new product launches” in 2005, said Marty Palmer, Engineered Solutions general manager and business unit leader in Mishawaka.
Engineered Solutions is a division of Milwaukee, Wis.-based Actuant Corp., which produces slideouts and leveling systems for the RV industry.
The Tribune reported that construction should be completed by mid-October and new equipment will be installed for use by the first of January
Engineered Solutions also operates manufacturing plants in Westfield, Wis., and Cottage Grove, Ore. Products made at those plants and in Mishawaka include the brand names Power Gear, Power-Packer and Kwikee, Palmer said.