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Guardian Bikes Building An Automated Bike Factory In Indiana

May 17, 2022


Earlier this year, Guardian Bikes announced it would build a highly automated factory to move production of its safety-focused kids’ bikes to the U.S. Guardian has selected a site at the Freeman Field Industrial Park in Seymour, IN, where the company expects to invest nearly $7 million and employ 100 workers by 2026.

Guardian Bikes makes children’s bikes with a patented Sure Stop brake system that prevents head-over-handlebar accidents, and was featured on Season 8 of Shark Tank. According to the company, approximately 11 million kids’ bikes are purchased in the U.S. annually, and 10.5 million of them (96%) are imported from China.

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