A project two years in the making was officially completed on Wednesday with the opening of the new Saab plant at Discovery Park.

Saab is a global defense and security company originally from Sweden. 

The plant will produce parts for the Saab and Boeing R-7 Redhawk Fighter Jet training plane. Purdue President Mitch Daniels and Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb spoke at the ceremony in addition to Michael Johansson, President and Group CEO of Saab, Marcus Wallenberg, a chairman of the Saab board, Erik Smith, the President and CEO of Saab Defense and Security USA LLC, and Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security.