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Our nine-county region continues to be an outstanding environment for businesses and people focused on innovation. Just consider these recent developments!

New Agribusiness Comes to Carroll County

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Nebraska-based company building first Indiana facility Delphi, Ind. – October 27, 2015 – The rain kept Carroll County’s newest agribusiness from breaking ground this afternoon at a facility just outside of Delphi on the Hoosier Heartland Highway, but it didn’t stop the celebration. Wiechman Pig Company, a Nebraska-based company that markets pigs to niche markets,   …Continue Reading

GE Aviation Plant Welcomes First Employees

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GE Aviation, a global leader in jet engines and aircraft systems, is preparing to launch a “facility of the future” at its new $100 million jet engine assembly facility in Lafayette. The new plant will welcome its first set of employees September 14, 2015 and is scheduled to start production January 1, 2016. Inside Indiana   …Continue Reading

Japanese Pork Processor to Expand Facility in Indiana, Add 91 New Jobs

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TOKYO (Sept. 15, 2015) – Governor Mike Pence joined executives from Mitsubishi Corporation and its subsidiary, Indiana Packers Corporation, in Tokyo today as they announced plans to expand its operations in Delphi, Indiana, creating up to 91 new jobs by 2016. “International companies like Indiana Packers Corporation are choosing to locate and grow in the   …Continue Reading

Mid-America Commerce Park Designated Indiana Shovel Ready Gold Certified Site

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WHITE COUNTY – Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann and local officials and representatives from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) announced the designation of the Mid-America Commerce Park as Indiana Shovel Ready Gold. Located at 911 N. 1200 W. in Wolcott, the nearly 197-acre site is surrounded by a variety of industries including   …Continue Reading

The ITC Region is centric to Agriculture within Indiana

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A recent Statehouse event acknowledged the strength and perseverance of the family farm in Indiana.  Hoosier Homestead awards were presented by Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann at the Indiana Statehouse on March 6, 2015. Of the sixty-six farms recognized, fourteen were within the ITC Region. The significance of agriculture within the economic development matrix continues to   …Continue Reading

Grant Secured for High-School Vocational Training

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PULASKI COUNTY – The Pulaski County Economic Development (PCED), with the assistance of an education consultant, submitted an application through the Region 1 Works Council for a Career and Technical Education (CTE) innovative-curriculum grant. Local employers pledged financial support, in-kind contributions, or both; the Pulaski County Community Foundation (PCCF) and the Pulaski Alliance for Community   …Continue Reading

Pulaski County one of six communities chosen for new State program

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PULASKI COUNTY – Pulaski County was selected by the State of Indiana as one of six participants in the inaugural round of the Hometown Collaboration Initiative (HCI). Sponsored by the Office of the Lieutenant Governor through the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA), in partnership with Ball State’s Building Better Communities, the Ball   …Continue Reading

Manufacturing Day 2014 WorkOne West Central

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Manufacturing day held in 12 counties across West Central Indiana October 3, 2014. 12 Manufacturer Tours, 42 Career Ready Workshops, Manufacturers, 370 High School Students Click to view.

Benton County welcomes Bio-Process Innovations to Otterbein

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BENTON COUNTY, INDIANA – The Bio-Process Group provides process technologies, R&D services, engineering packages, bio-refining systems and project development for improving the efficiencies and profitability in the production of renewable bio-based products, bio-fuels, ethanol and chemical from the bio-mass feedstocks: sugars, grains & starch, lignocellulosic biomass, fats & oil, paper & pulp, and waste agricultural/   …Continue Reading

Beyond Electricity: Three Counties are Big Fans of Wind Energy

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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

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