NFIB Indiana Celebrates Home-Grown Company’s Success

Date: April 02, 2014

Indianapolis (April 2, 2014) – The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), which represents nearly 15,000 small business owners in Indiana, congratulated one of its own members today for its announcement of a $60 million expansion to its Indiana headquarters that will create 100 new jobs for Hoosiers.

NFIB Indiana Director Barbara Quandt congratulates Beck's Hybrids President Sonny Beck on the company's plan to expand and create jobs in Indiana.

“Beck’s Hybrids is now the sixth largest seed company in the world and NFIB is proud to have represented them for more than a quarter century,” said NFIB Indiana State Director Barbara Quandt.  “Beck’s and all of the small businesses like it represent the true strength of our economy.  I can speak for all NFIB members when I say that we’re happy for their success and excited about their future.”

Quandt joined the company’s CEO Sonny Beck today at an event with Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann to announce plans for a $60 million expansion of its headquarters, research, production and distribution facility in Atlanta, Indiana.  The company says that its project will bring create up to 100 new jobs by 2017.

“The American economy grows one small business at a time,” said Quandt.  “Beck’s is a great example of that and it says something important about Indiana’s direction that the company chose to expand and create jobs here.”

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