Elkhart, IN (PRWEB) May 6, 2006 -–
Gateway Builders and Properties recently started construction on a $500,000 expansion at wire manufacturer VAR Industries existing Elkhart, Indiana facility.
The project will expand VAR’s current facility by 18,000 square feet and is part of a total investment of 3.5 million dollars which includes the new construction, and the purchase of additional manufacturing machinery and equipment. The investment will allow VAR to triple is current work force. The current average wage for a VAR employee is $31,900.
“Gateway is about creating opportunities for area businesses and members of the community so when we were approached about this project we saw a great opportunity to enter into a partnership that benefits everyone including the community,” stated Gateway president Dan Brekke.
“VAR is looking forward to locking arms with Gateway to get this project rolling. Gateway and Brekke have proven they can build quality buildings, meet deadlines and work with the community leaders to ensure all the I’s are dotted and the T’s are crossed. It is pleasant to know that I don’t have to worry about the construction I can concentrate on the other aspects of the expansion,” stated Steve Berg, President of VAR Industries.
Gateway Builders and Properties is a commercial construction, land developer, and commercial property management firm based out of Elkhart, Indiana and service northern Indiana and southern Michigan. Gateway and its staff have been involved with the construction of over 10 major industrial construction projects over the past six years.
VAR Industries LLC is a wire manufacturer that uses new technologies to manufacture all types of copper wire configurations for use in the housing, manufactured home, recreational vehicle and marine industries.
For more information about Gateway Builders and Properties or their construction projects, contact Gateway Builders and Properties, 56199 Parkway Avenue, Ste. 1, Elkhart, Indiana 46516; call (574) 295-9944; fax (574) 389-8773; or visit their website at http://www.gate-wayproperties.com.
For more information about VAR Industries LLC or their products, contact VAR Industries, 4430 Eastland Dr., Elkhart, Indiana 46516; call (574) 522-0100; fax (574) 296-7050.