Texas manufacturing company relocating to South Bend

SOUTH BEND – Nello Corporation, Inc., a global designer and fabricator of galvanized steel towers and poles, announced plans today to relocate its Fort Worth, Texas operations to Indiana, creating up to 639 new jobs by 2023.

The South Bend-headquartered company plans to invest millions of dollars to move its Texas operations to a 200,000 square-foot facility in South Bend, with the facility expected to be constructed by the early part of next year. The relocation will also include the construction of an additional 250,000 square-foot facility in South Bend at the same location of the initial expansion, expected to be constructed in the next five years. Nello anticipates additional expansion of its corporate headquarters in downtown South Bend and expects the completion of the relocation to take place over the next year and a half.

Nello, which currently has two manufacturing facilities located in Bremen, plans to begin hiring manufacturing, information technology, engineering and administrative positions next year.