Site Location Partnership, a Dallas-based corporate site selection consulting firm, announced that s2f Worldwide, LLC, a startup provider of supply chain and logistics services, will establish its headquarters and distribution operations in Hendricks County, Indiana. The economic development project will create 250 new jobs in Plainfield by 2013.
s2f Worldwide, which offers a range of transportation management, warehousing and distribution services, will invest $10.8 million to lease and equip a 200,000 square-foot distribution center and office building near the Indianapolis International Airport. "Plainfield's infrastructure makes it an ideal location for s2f. We look forward to bringing jobs to our state and becoming an engaged community partner," said Randall J. Lewis, president of s2f Worldwide.
"We are gratified that s2f Worldwide has chosen Plainfield to locate its new distribution facility," said Robin G. Brandgard, president of the Plainfield Town Council. "The new jobs and investment that s2f brings to our community is confirmation that our investment in infrastructure and our outstanding location continue to make Plainfield a premier location for new or expanding businesses."
The statewide Indiana Economic Development Corporation offered s2f up to $2 million in performance-based tax credits and up to $45,000 in training grants based on the company's job creation plans. "There is no location more accessible or more convenient for logistics operations than Indiana," said Governor Mitch Daniels. "Plainfield continues to be among the top choices anywhere for businesses like s2f to grow and expand."
About s2f Worldwide
s2f Worldwide was established to specialize in the integration of all functions across the supply chain, from sourcing of raw materials, through product manufacturing to the distribution of finished goods. The company is committed to helping firms attain operational excellence across their entire supply chains.
About The Hendricks County Economic Development Partnership (HCEDP)
The Hendricks County Economic Development Partnership (HCEDP.org) was created to compete effectively for quality economic development throughout Hendricks County by providing unified, proactive public/private leadership. HCEDP’s goals are to increase the number of quality jobs in the county and increase the non-resident share of the tax base. HCEDP provides leadership through public/private partnership to support the infrastructure, land use planning, and business park development necessary for quality economic growth.
About Site Location Partnership
Site Location Partnership (SLP) is a full-service consulting firm specializing in corporate site selection and business attraction for economic development. Site Location Partnership’s Corporate Location Practice provides advisory services to companies seeking optimal locations for new facilities or relocation operations. Site Location Partnership’s Economic Development Practice assists entities in attracting targeted industries to drive job creation and new corporate investment.