Mikropor, a Turkey- based company, is expanding operations in Michigan City, Mikropor America.

Mikropor is a leading worldwide provider of quality filtration and purification products for air, gas and liquid applications in markets including compressed air & gas, utilities, gas turbines, power generation, dust collection, cleanroom, transportation, HVAC and liquid processes.

The company will be will investing over $400,000 and creating 10 new full-time jobs with benefits for the Michigan City facility. By moving operations to their new location on Ohio Street they are expanding their footprint from 75,000 square feet to 175,000 square feet.

“Michigan City has a very competitive business climate and I am proud that another great company has chosen to reinvest and expand locally,” said Mayor Ron Meer. “My administration will continue to promote aggressive pro-business polices to attract and retain businesses in Michigan City.”

Mikropor America Regional Manager, Ryan Loeffler said” We are excited about our expansion in Michigan City. The community has been great for our business and we want to grow with the city as it moves forward.”

Mikropor manufactures compressor products including: air intake filters, air/oil separators, moisture separators, refrigerated air dryers, in-line filter systems & replacement elements.

“The Economic Development Corporation Michigan City (EDCMC) continues to work diligently to retain and grow its existing companies. We are proud to be a partner with great companies, like Mikropor America, that continue to call Michigan City home” said EDCMC Executive Director, Clarence Hulse.

City of Michigan City officials and Applegate & Company also worked with Mikropor America to make this project a success.

Companies looking to expand their business may call the EDCMC at (219) 873-1211 for more information. For more information on Mikropor, visit mikropor.com.