(Richmond, IN)--A big expansion for a Richmond manufacturer was announced Monday by the Economic Development Corporation of Wayne County. Hill’s Pet Nutrition in investing $17.5 million to expand production capacity at their location on Union Pike. It will happen in two phases. The first phase transitions the company to seven-day-a-week operation and creates 44 new jobs. That phase will be complete early next year. The second phase adds a packaging line and creates 20 new jobs. A $200,000 EDIT grant will help with the expansion.