Gov. Mitch Daniels is expected to back a unanimous decision by the Indiana Economic Development Corp. to move the Hoosier State into the right-to-work column.
Long Island, Western New York, the North Country and Central New York were the big winners in a statewide competition for funding of job-creating projects.
The largest grant is for a joint program involving Greater Cleveland Partnership, Team Lorain County, Youngstown-Warren Regional Chamber, Stark Development Board and Greater Akron Chamber.
The maker of coloring agents for concrete and plastic expects to employ up to 100 people at its new facility near Augusta Regional Airport
Houston-based VAM USA will open a $57-million pipe-finishing plant adjacent to sister company V&M Star, creating 100 jobs.
The supplier of aviation components will establish a new manufacturing facility, creating at least 250 jobs over the next six years.
The company, which produces specialty wiring for transformers and motors, will invest $2.8 million in the new facility and create 85 jobs.
More than $22 million in state and local incentives lures the banana giant from Cincinnati, bringing 417 jobs to the Tarheel State.
The global provider of enterprise mobility solutions will move 145 workers from Overland Park, KS to Kansas City, MO and create 15 new jobs.
The Colorado startup will convert natural gas from forest waste into 50 million gallons a year of “green gasoline” at a facility that will employ 150.