(Richmond, IN)--Blue Buffalo has purchased an additional 36 acres of land in the Midwest Industrial Park. Blue Buffalo is paying about $268,000 for the land, but has not publically said exactly what its use will be. Construction continues on the 400,000 square-foot plant inside the industrial park. The sale leaves just 32 acres available in the Phase II area of the park, although the EDC is working to expand the area. Blue Buffalo expects to employ 165 people at an average wage of $17 per hour.