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BASF Distribution Operation in Full Swing Reports Bastian Solutions


Indianapolis, IN -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/19/2015 -- System Integration News, sponsored by Bastian Solutions, reports that Brian R. Ball, a staff reporter for Columbus Business First, reported that Germany-based BASF received a state incentive from the Ohio Tax Credit Authority to lure a regional distribution center on an undisclosed site in Pickaway County for a distribution operation. Those knowledgeable of the Rickenbacker International Airport-anchored distribution submarket read "Pickaway County" as code for the intermodal yard at the Rickenbacker Global Logistics Park. Robin Holderman, the chief asset and development officer for the port authority, confirmed it is at least in the running for the project. BASF wants at least 400,000 square feet. The chemical company expects to employ 48 workers in its planned Midwest facility, whether here or an undisclosed competing site in Indiana.

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