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(Richmond, IN)--Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb will be in Richmond on Thursday.  Holcomb is coming to take part in ceremonies related to the expansion of the Blue Buffalo plant.  Back in June of 2019, Blue Buffalo opened a $200 million, 400,000 square-foot facility in the Midwest Industrial Park on Salisbury Road.  Richmond Mayor Dave Snow said the Governor’s visit is an opportunity to do this:  "showcase some of the very positive projects that are happening now as a direct result of our state partnership, so (I'm) looking forward to hosting Governor Holcomb."  According to the EDC, Blue Buffalo now employs 187 people.  Thursday’s events get underway at 11 o’clock.  Indiana’s Secretary of Commerce will also be on hand.