Heavy equipment dealer plans southwest Indiana expansion


A heavy equipment distributor says it will spend nearly $9 million to more than double the size of its southwestern Indiana facility.

MacAllister Machinery Co. announced Tuesday its plans to build and equip a 50,000-square-foot expansion of its facility in the Daviess County city of Washington. The company says the expansion will house sales, parts and services for its inventory of new and used Caterpillar heavy and compact construction equipment and generators.

The Indianapolis-based company says it expects to add perhaps 60 jobs over the next four years in Washington. MacAllister says it now has nearly 100 employees in Daviess County among its more than 750 workers at 20 Indiana locations.

The Indiana Economic Development Corp. offered MacAllister up to $800,000 in conditional tax credits and training grants.

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