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COLUMBIA CITY â€“ Iotron Industries Canada, Inc., a provider of contract sterilization services to the medical industry, pest and microbial reduction for agribusiness and materials modification in the production of orthopedic products, announced today that it will establish a new operation here, creating up to 20 jobs by 2012.
Iotron Industries will invest more than $15.3 million to construct a 54,000 square-foot electron beam treatment facility in the Park 30 Business Center, a shovel-ready park near Columbia City.
â€śItâ€™s welcomed news to see a high-tech, international company like Iotron recognize the good things Indiana has to offer â€“ low-taxes, welcoming to business and the most concentrated, experienced orthopedic industry workers in the world,â€ť said Governor Mitch Daniels.
The Canada-based companyâ€™s electron-beam treatment process serves medical products and products used in the agribusiness industry. In addition, the companyâ€™s technology is used for advanced applications such composite curing in the defense and manufacturing industries.
See Friday's edition of The Post & Mail for more details