Musical instrument manufacturer expanding operations in county

Fox Products, a manufacturer of double reed woodwind instruments, announced plans Wednesday to expand its operations here, creating up to 30 new jobs by 2017.“From the honk of a car horn to the low tones of a Fox Products bassoon, Hoosier companies are singing Indiana’s tune as the best place to build the world’s products,” said Eric Doden, president of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation. “From its top tax climate to its consistently balanced budgets, Indiana’s business climate is in perfect harmony with what companies need to grow. “And with Hoosiers’ innovative design and careful craftsmanship, Indiana companies like Fox Products are reaching a crescendo here in a state that works.”The homegrown-Hoosier company will invest $2.3 million to renovate and equip its 29,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in South Whitley. To read the rest of this story, see the May 8 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.