Casey’s distribution center to bring 185 jobs

WTHI Photo / Gary Brian
WTHI Photo / Gary Brian

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – On Tuesday, Governor Mike Pence along with executives from Casey’s General Stores, Inc. announced the company’s plan to open a new distribution center in Terre Haute.

This new center would create up to 185 new jobs by the year 2019.

“Indiana is a state that works for logistics,” said Pence. “Perfectly situated here at the Crossroads of America, our central location helps companies like Casey’s reduce distribution costs. And with more pass-through interstates than any other state, Indiana helps companies reach their customers faster.” 

Approximately $30 million will be invested into constructing and equipping the 250,000 square foot distribution and logistics facility that will be located in the Vigo County Industrial Park.

Construction is planned to begin in November and the doors are expected to open by fall of 2015.

“We are delighted that Casey’s has selected the Vigo County Industrial Park for the site of its second distribution center,” said Judith Anderson, president of the Vigo County Commissioners. “It is especially thrilling to have such a well-known, growing company as Casey’s make such a significant investment in our community.” provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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