Urschel Laboratories, Inc. broke ground on a new 71-acre, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, located outside of the company’s Valparaiso, Ind., headquarters. Urschel new Ind facilityThe $80-plus million construction project will take approximately 18 months to complete, and the purchase of 160 additional acres allows for future growth of the company.

“This is an exciting time in Urschel history,” says Bob Urschel, president and CEO. “Construction of this new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility demonstrates our commitment to Urschel customers around the globe.”

“The strength of our workforce is one of our greatest assets,” says Rick Urschel. “Although we reviewed many attractive offers nationwide, remaining in this area with the current Urschel team was a major factor in the site selection process.”

“Urschel is an exceptional company of which to be a part. Not only are we building a brand new global headquarters here in the U.S., but also our Urschel offices around the world continue to deliver record sales. This outstanding progress has led to expansion in Asia and Europe," says Tim O’Brien, vice president of sales.

This new Indiana site comes on the heels of Urschel opening a new facility in Madrid, Spain.