Our nine-county region continues to be an outstanding environment for businesses and people focused on innovation. Just consider these recent developments!
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
Williamsport, Ind. – January 14, 2016 – Steve Eberly, director of Warren County Economic Development and a Warren County Commissioner, has been appointed to serve on the Indiana Land Resources Council. Indiana Governor Mike Pence made the appointment; Eberly will serve a four-year term, through November 15, 2019. Eberly holds a bachelor’s degree from Purdue …Continue Reading
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, 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
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