Nebraska company VMInnovations bringing 75 jobs to Plainfield

Nebraska company VMInnovations bringing 75 jobs to Plainfield
Posted at 8:23 AM, Sep 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-13 08:23:05-04

PLAINFIELD, Ind. -- Over the next five years, 75 new jobs will be coming to Plainfield, Indiana, by way of an online shopping company's expansion to central Indiana.

The company, VMInnovations, will be adding a new distribution center at 2812 Airwest Blvd.The company will spend $4.75 million to lease, renovate and equip the 160,000-square-foot location.

"In Indiana, job creation continues to be job one, and we have more Hoosiers working now than ever before in our state's 200-year history," Governor Mike Pence said in a release. "As the Crossroads of America, Indiana is a logistical hub and an ideal location for job creators like VMInnovations that ship products to customers around the world."

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VMInnovations sells baby products, home and garden supplies, electronics and sporting goods.

VMInnovations is hiring now for the Plainfield distribution center. Workers are needed Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Pay will be $13.50 hourly.

For more information on the new jobs, click here.

Last year, VMInnovations earned $138 million in revenue, growing from $23 million in 2010.

“Indiana’s central location made it an ideal place for a fulfillment center,” said Paul Prakapchuk, operations manager of VMInnovations. “Known as the Crossroads of America, the Hoosier state allows us to reach a significant amount of our customers in just one or two days, which is critical for operating an effective business.”

The Indiana Economic Development Corporation offered VMInnovations up to $400,000 in conditional tax credits based on the company’s plans. Plainfield approved other incentives for the company.