Jarden Home Brands, a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), celebrated the completion of its new facility in Fishers today with employees, community leaders and city officials. The occasion marks the beginning of Jarden Home Brands’ commitment to the Fishers community, and planned events continue through Saturday.
“We at Jarden Home Brands are thrilled to be part of the Fishers community, and look forward to being a community contributor for years to come,” said Chris Scherzinger, CEO at the company. “We are appreciative of the efforts of Fishers city leaders to help us build a new home here, and for supporting a positive climate for growth in Fishers for our company and our families alike.”
In July 2014, Jarden Home Brands purchased the 635,000 square foot building at 9999 E. 121st Street, and invested a total of $6.5 million in building improvements. Experiencing significant growth over the years, jobs located at the new site is the result of new growth and the consolidation of multiple facilities. Currently, 245 full-time employees occupy the facility with growth estimates of 300 employees by 2019.
“I am excited to be celebrating Jarden Home Brands today and welcome them to our community,” said Mayor Scott Fadness. “Not only do they bring great paying jobs, but they embody the entrepreneurial spirit that is alive and well in Fishers, and I look forward to the company being a pillar in our community.”
Following the building dedication today, Jarden Home Brands will host an open house for its employees’ families and friends this evening. In addition, Jarden Home Brands is sponsoring the Fishers Farmers Market on Saturday, July 18. Residents and visitors are encouraged to stop by their booth to learn more about the company, its well-known brands in food preservation, gardening and home entertaining, and even career opportunities.
About Jarden Corporation: Jarden Corporation is a diversified, global consumer products company with a portfolio of over 120 trusted, authentic brands. Jarden’s record of strong financial performance and organic growth is supported by a focused operating culture coupled with value enhancing acquisitions and shareholder focused capital allocation. Jarden operates in three primary business segments through a number of well recognized brands, including: Branded Consumables: Ball®, Bee®, Bernardin®, Bicycle®, Billy Boy®, Crawford®, Diamond®, Envirocooler®, Fiona®, First Alert®, First Essentials®, Hoyle®, Kerr®, Lehigh®, Lifoam®, Lillo®, Loew Cornell®, Mapa®, Millefiori®, NUK®, Pine Mountain®, Quickie®, Spontex®, Tigex®, Yankee Candle® and YOU®; Outdoor Solutions: Abu Garcia®, AeroBed®, Berkley®, Campingaz® and Coleman®, Dalbello®, ExOfficio®, Fenwick®, Greys®, Gulp!®, Hardy®, Invicta®, K2®, Marker®, Marmot®, Mitchell®, PENN®, Rawlings®, Shakespeare®, Squadra®, Stearns®, Stren®, Trilene®, Völkl® and Zoot®; and Consumer Solutions: Bionaire®, Breville®, Cadence®, Crock-Pot®, FoodSaver®, Health o meter®, Holmes®, Mr. Coffee®, Oster®, Patton®, Rainbow®, Rival®, Seal-a-Meal®, Sunbeam®, VillaWare® and White Mountain®. Headquartered in Florida, Jarden ranks #348 on the Fortune 500 and has over 30,000 employees worldwide. For further information about Jarden, please visit www.jarden.com.
About Fishers Advantage:The Fishers Advantage is the City of Fishers aggressive economic development initiative to create a more vibrant, entrepreneurial city, and has resulted in more than 1,900 new jobs, retained 800 jobs and secured $211 million in investment since 2012.