CTB Inc., whose worldwide headquarters are located in Milford, Ind., announced that it was adding a 45,000 square foot addition to its Chore Time poultry equipment production facility which will also increase employment with 15 immediate new positions.
Jeff Miller, Operations Manager of Chore-Time, noted that, “demand for eggs and poultry is growing world-wide, as is the need for state-of-the-art equipment.” The Company has seen significant growth in equipment orders from Mexico this year. CTB, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway Company, will exceed $1 billion in annual sales this year and has 2,500 employees worldwide.
“The town of Milford was really excited about this further expansion of CTB,” said Doug Ruch, vice president of the Milford Town Council. “They have already added a lot of great jobs this year with more to come in their hometown. CTB is a major world-class manufacturing employer that benefits the town of Milford and all of Kosciusko County.”
Dan Brown, Vice-Chair of KEDCo, said that KEDCo was pleased to work with the Company and this project and “to see this great company, which has kept its global headquarters in Milford and Kosciusko County, continue to grow.”
The Company was founded in 1952 in Milford and was recognized by Kosciusko Economic Development Corporation in 2011 when CTB Inc. and its founder Howard Brembeck were inaugurated into the Kosciusko Innovation and Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame.