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