Our nine-county region continues to be an outstanding environment for businesses and people focused on innovation. Just consider these recent developments!
TIPPECANOE COUNTY — As schools are getting underway for most kids, a few are spending their Saturdays learning something new. Saturday was the first meeting of the CoderDojo held at MatchBox Coworking Studio in Lafayette. The program started in Indianapolis and has made its way to Tippecanoe County. It’s designed for kids K-12 to work …Continue Reading
CARROLL COUNTY — Two businesses announced plans to bring more jobs and business opportunities to Carroll County. The announcement came at a luncheon hosted by the Carroll County Economic Development Corporation on Tuesday. Next Day Container Inc. moved to Delphi in 2014. After hiring three new people and adding 20,000 square feet to its facility …Continue Reading
TIPPECANOE COUNTY – Purdue University is being recognized for its technology transfer partnership with the United States military. The Purdue Research Foundation will receive the 2016 Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer’s Midwest Regional Partnership Award. The accolade comes after the university’s work with the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division. “Purdue has one of the most expansive technology …Continue Reading
The voestalpine Group continues to drive its activities in the NAFTA region. As part of these efforts, just last week the Metal Forming Division’s voestalpine Rotec GmbH acquired Summo Corp., headquartered in Burlington, Canada. Summo is regarded as a state-of-the-art manufacturer of high-quality tube components for the automotive industry, which is an outstanding addition to …Continue Reading
TIPPECANOE COUNTY – Purdue University exceeded its own record-breaking startup and commercialization activities for the third consecutive year, officials announced Thursday (July 14). For fiscal year 2016, which ended June 30, Purdue posted technology transfer increases across all categories highlighted by 27 startups originating from Purdue-licensed intellectual property. Purdue had 24 startups in fiscal year …Continue Reading
TIPPECANOE – Purdue University is ranked 15th in the world among universities granted U.S. utility patents in 2015, according to a new report released by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association. Purdue had 101 U.S. utility patents issued in 2015, compared to 93 the previous year. Purdue tied for 15th …Continue Reading
WARREN COUNTY – Dannon celebrated a ribbon cutting for their $40 million dollar dairy addition. Over 40 corporate executives from Dannon were in attendance.
FOUNTAIN COUNTY – Lt. Governor Eric Holcomb announced the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) awarded six communities funding for economic development initiatives through their Downtown Enhancement Grant (DEG) program. The Cities of Aurora, Columbia City, Seymour, Peru and the Towns of Veedersburg and Vevay will each receive grant funds ranging from $5,000 …Continue Reading
WARRENT COUNTY – Just weeks into the new year, Warren County Economic Development is tallying successes and positive news in education, agriculture and industry. “We understand the importance of preparing students well for post-secondary activities and careers, and we know the importance of having jobs for them to step into once their education is complete,” …Continue Reading
WARREN COUNTY – The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) announces the designation of Bowman Business Park, located in Pine Village, as Indiana Site Certified (ISC) Prime. The ISC certification program validates sites that are ready for economic development. The Indiana Site Certified Prime, which builds upon the Gold tier by requiring 30 contiguous acres, a location …Continue Reading
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