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Sens. Becker, Tomes Applaud Evansville Jobs Announcement

State Sens. Vaneta Becker (R-Evansville) and Jim Tomes (R-Wadesville) issued the following joint statement today regarding SealCorp USA’s decision to expand its manufacturing operations in Evansville:


STATEHOUSE (May 10, 2012) — “SealCorp USA’s choice to expand in the Evansville community is a win-win. Not only will Hoosiers in southwest Indiana benefit from the added jobs this investment brings, but SealCorp will remain in a state known nationwide for its stable low-tax environment and solid financial footing.


“We applaud SealCorp’s decision and look forward to helping them foster more growth in the future. Economic development and jobs remain a top priority for us in the Indiana Senate.”


SealCorp USA supplies customers in the roofing, automotive, construction, electrical and telecommunication industries with sealants and adhesives. The company currently employs 47 full-time associates in Indiana and is expected to create 35 new positions with its Evansville expansion by 2015. Becker and Tomes cited Indiana successes like its AAA credit rating, four consecutive balanced budgets, inheritance tax elimination plan and recent corporate income tax reduction as reasons that likely influence employers in the state to expand their operations. For more information, visit or