Diamond Pet Foods, a leading manufacturer of quality pet foods, announced today that it plans to build a new manufacturing facility and has selected the city of Rushville, Indiana, as its preferred location. The plant would bring more than 170 new jobs to the area by 2023.

“With its proximity to suppliers and customers and access to a high-quality workforce, this facility will allow us to continue offering quality pet foods at competitive prices,” said Mark Schell, executive vice president at Diamond Pet Foods. “Diamond is family owned, and we look forward to adding to our family in a state that’s considered to be ‘the crossroads of America.’”

About Diamond Pet Foods: Founded in 1970, Diamond Pet Foods is a family owned and privately held company. As a leading manufacturer of pet food, Diamond Pet Foods provides a complete range of proprietary and private label products manufactured in five state-of-the-art and safety-certified facilities across the United States. Our mission is to make quality pet food affordable because we believe every pet deserves the very best.