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Standard Register to open distribution center in Jeffersonville, Ind.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Standard Register, a Dayton, Ohio-based communications company with a focus on health care, has announced plans to build a new distribution center in Jeffersonville, Ind., according to a news release.

The 335,000 square foot facility, described in a news release as a, "national Center of Excellence for digital printing, kitting and distribution," is expected to be operational early in the third quarter of 2013.

It is not clear how many new jobs this will mean for the area.

The company said the decision was made after the Indiana Economic Development Corp. offered Standard Register EDGE (Economic Development for a Growing Economy) tax credits and a training grant from the Skills Enhancement Fund in support of the project, along with enterprise zone investment deductions from the River Ridge Development Authority.

"Standard Register's $10 million investment in this new Center of Excellence allows us to operate more efficiently, advance our digital printing capabilities and leverage the deep capability of the local workforce to better serve our customers," said Joseph P. Morgan, Jr., president and chief executive of the company, according to a news release.

The release states that the new distribution center, "will leverage industry-leading technologies for advanced color management, planning and scheduling and workflow management. The center will also offer distribution and kitting services similar to Standard Register facilities, including secure storage areas, order fulfillment, track and trace and kitting, while also utilizing RF scanning, bar-coding and RFID technology."

The company says the center's proximity to UPS Worldport gives it easy access to the world's largest fully automated package handling facility.

Some operations from existing Standard Register facilities will be transferred to the new center, according to the news release.

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