For immediate release 3/2/2022
For more information, contact Tony Rodriguez
La Porte County Office of Community and Economic Development
LaPorte County WORKS! – Filtration Plus Inc.
** Michigan City Manufacturer of 20 Years Highlighted at March 2 Commission Meeting **
(LaPorte County, IN): At the LaPorte County Commissioners’ meeting held on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, the LaPorte County WORKS! business report presented Filtration Plus Inc., located in Michigan City, IN.
“We are grateful for the willingness of our local companies to open their doors to us during these business retention visits. They learn about the benefits of receiving help from the county, and we learn about what they are doing to benefit our communities’ economic health,” stated Mike Seitz, IOM, Business Retention Manager of the LaPorte County Office of Community and Economic Development.
“Filtration Plus Inc. has been a solid employer for 20 years. After the tough last few years, it is more important than ever to focus on how our local businesses like Filtration Plus help their employees succeed: good jobs, good hours, good wages, and good futures. These companies are supporting family-wage jobs right here in our communities. LaPorte County WORKS! is a way of honoring the many businesses who call LaPorte County home. We highlight local businesses and industries so citizens of all ages and skill sets know they can find a job, grow their careers and earn a good living right here in LaPorte County.” stated Commissioner Matias.
“We want to give a big thanks to everyone who has assisted our office in or business retention and attraction efforts. LaPorte County WORKS! does require a lot of energy in order to completely showcase LaPorte County businesses, and we are so proud of the progress of this unique program.” added Tony Rodriguez, Director of LaPorte County Community & Economic Development
Past spotlights of the LaPorte County WORKS! program include Enprotech Industrial Technologies, E-PAK, Sullivan-Palatek, and A & A Sheet Metal / Securall. All highlights and local jobs information are featured on the county website at laporteco.in.gov/boards-commissions/laporte-county-works/.
This Week’s Highlighted Local Business:
Filtration Plus Inc. – March 2, 2022
Located at 4208 N. 900 West. Michigan City, IN 46360, Filtration Plus Inc. is a manufacturer of high-quality micron rated liquid filter bags & bag filter housings. They have over 20 years in business and are one of the largest filter bag manufacturers in America. All of their products are manufactured in America, and they are dedicated to providing excellent customer service and high-quality products. The factory staff have starting wages of $15.00 an hour. They offer 401k, complimentary life insurance and health insurance. The company pays half the premiums for dental and another health insurance plan. All major holidays are paid along with 1-week paid vacation after specific years of employment. The company is competitive in wages and benefits with the shift from 6:00am-2:00 pm.
They currently have openings for seamstresses and are willing to train applicants. They also have openings for material spreaders, bag assemblers, and general utility / labor. All positions start at $15.00 an hour. Applications are available in their lobby. Once filled out, applications and resumes can then be dropped off at their plant. Reach out to Filtration Plus through their website: http://www.filtplus.com/contact.html.
To view more information about the businesses highlighted in the LaPorte County WORKS! program, visit us at laporteco.in.gov/boards-commissions/laporte-county-works/. To have your business considered for a spotlight, sign up here. For questions, please contact Tony Rodriguez, Director of LaPorte County Community & Economic Development at firstname.lastname@example.org.