Company to add $1.5 million expansion in Columbus

Advanced Mold and Engineering is planning a $1.5 million dollar investment in its facility on South International Drive. The company plans to add more than 12,000 square feet to their facility for new production equipment.

The company will come before Columbus City Council tonight with a request for a tax abatement. According to documents filed with the city, company officials say the expansion will allow them to will retain 23 full-time jobs and add three more by the end of 2019.

Mayor Jim Lienhoop said that the company’s tax abatement application appears to be in order and he expects the request will be approved during a short council meeting tonight. There are no other action items or discussion items on the agenda, he said.

Mayor Jim Lienhoop

The city council meets at 6 p.m. tonight at Columbus City Hall.