Our nine-county region continues to be an outstanding environment for businesses and people focused on innovation. Just consider these recent developments!
BENTON COUNTY, INDIANA – In recent years, American communities have faced the related concerns of rising energy prices, threats from climate change and economic insecurity. Sherman County, Oregon; Benton County, Indiana; and Huron County, Michigan have addressed these issues by adopting innovative approaches to wind energy, solving a range of diverse problems from preserving farmland …Continue Reading
BENTON COUNTY , INDIANA - Friday, August 15th at the State Fair in Indianapolis, Lt. Governor, Sue Ellspermann, presented the 2014 Hoosier Hospitality Award to Benton County Economic Development Director, Kelly Kepner. Kelly was one of the eighteen winners, from across the state, to receive such an honor. On behalf of the Indiana Department of Tourism …Continue Reading
PULAKSI COUNTY – INDIANA – Antares Trailer, LLC, a supplier of flatbed trailer and intermodal chassis equipment, announced plans today to locate its Midwest hub here, creating up to 42 new jobs by 2017. The Houston, Texas-based company will lease, renovate and equip a 50,000 square-foot building in Winamac. The facility, which will be operational …Continue Reading
TIPPECANOE COUNTY, INDIANA – Purdue Research Foundation and Cook Medical officials announced Tuesday (Feb. 4) plans to establish a $12 million evergreen investment fund to support Purdue-based life sciences companies. “Converting Purdue innovation into new products, companies and jobs is perhaps the most valuable way for our university to live up to its land-grant heritage …Continue Reading
CARROLL COUNTY, INDIANA - The Carroll County Economic Development Corporation added a new asset in its mission to bring more jobs and investment to Carroll County. The Carroll County EDC announced today that it has secured an option on 108 acres in Liberty Township, just north of Camden. The Liberty Industrial Park is on the …Continue Reading
INDIANA’S TECHNOLOGY CORRIDOR - A recently completed highway project near Lafayette is already changing the regional business landscape, say two local leaders. An economic development head says the area is “getting looks” it didn’t before from companies shopping for new locations, and the chief executive officer of a company along the route says his trucks have …Continue Reading
BENTON COUNTY, INDIANA The former Kamp Speedway in Benton County will once again host racing events starting in 2014! The speedway (located at 1160 W 650 S, Bowell) was purchased in November by Michael and Kim Daugherty and plans are being made for the 2014 season. For now the classes that will run are : …Continue Reading
FRANCESVILLE, PULASKI COUNTY – Fratco’s the name. But what’s their game? Francesville company Fratco Inc. was named one of this year’s “Companies to Watch” by a coalition of Indiana state governmental and economic development agencies. It was one of 33 companies picked from a pool of more than 300 companies nominated. To receive the “Companies …Continue Reading
EARL PARK, BENTON COUNTY, IN. (Aug. 22, 2013) – Appalachian Railcar Services, Inc. (ARS), a railcar repair and maintenance company, announced plans today to locate a new facility here, creating up to 22 new jobs by 2015. The Eleanor, W. Va.-headquartered company will invest $1.4 million to lease, construct and equip an 8,000 square-foot facility …Continue Reading
CASS COUNTY, INDIANA A new business coming to the area is contributing toward the Cass Logansport Economic Development Organization’s goals of bringing 40 new jobs and $250,000 in new tax revenue to Cass County this year, with the possibility of other projects to aid further, the organization’s president said. Scott’s Square, a new truck stop …Continue Reading
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