150 new jobs expected with Batesville company partnership

150 new jobs expected with Batesville company partnership

BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT) - New jobs are expected to be the result of a partnership between a Texas company and a Batesville company.

Batesville-based Intimidator Inc. has partnered with Mahindra USA, according to news release from the Houston, Texas company. The announcement was made Monday that the two companies would team up to manufacture a new line of utility vehicles.

As a result of the partnership, Intimidator plans to add 7,600 square feet to its 122,000 square-foot facility. It was also stated in the release that the company plans to work with the “Independence County Economic Development Board on plans for a major facility expansion in the area's new industrial park within three years.”

Mahindra states that due to expected demand for products, 150 new jobs will be added at Intimidator. The Batesville company already employs more than 50 people.

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