Start-Up Announces Plans

December 6th, 2010
Perfection Wheel announced today for a crowd of elected officials and media that they are starting a new company here in Huntington.  Over the next two years they intend to invest $1.7 million and employ 53 people.  The leadership team has already started preparing the building and anticipates production beginning in early January.  Huntington County Economic Development Executive Director Mark Wickersham officially welcomed the company while Mayor Steve Updike, Commissioner Tom Wall, and City Councilman Erv Ebersole each spoke.  CEO and majority owner of Perfection Wheel, Roger McClellan also spoke about the company before giving a tour of the building located at 255 North Briant Street.  Perfection Wheel is an automotive parts company, which is a core industry of Huntington County.