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A new $24 million public-private partnership will establish the nation’s most advanced turbine lab for compact gas turbine engines at Purdue University.


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A new $24 million public-private partnership will establish the nation’s most advanced turbine lab for compact gas turbine engines at Purdue University.

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Indiana, Rolls-Royce, Purdue Team Up To Launch Nation’s Most Advanced Turbine Lab

A new $24 million public-private partnership will establish the nation’s most advanced turbine lab for compact gas turbine engines at Purdue University.

Location Spotlight Of The Week: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Rural Millennials, admittedly a smaller percentage of 18- to 35-year-olds, are rarely acknowledged in the media. Yet it is precisely this cohort that will sustain, enhance, and expand Ohio’s manufacturing sector, which is predominately located in small towns and rural areas.

Drug Kingpins

It's time to place the blame for the nation's opioid epidemic squarely where it belongs, in Washington DC.

Japanese Automotive Supplier Investing Over $56M In Indiana

Fukai Toyotetsu Indiana Corporation will double its footprint in Jamestown, IN, creating up to 103 new jobs by 2020.

Cyber Security Company Expands Chicago Headquarters

Trustwave will add more than 300 employees at its new Chicago headquarters; City Colleges of Chicago is launching a Cyber Security Boot Camp.

IT Company Building New Headquarters In Indianapolis Region

Knowledge Services, a woman-owned business, will create up to 400 jobs in Fishers, IN by 2021.

Foreign Investment In U.S. Real Estate Rising

China was the top country of origin in both buying and selling commercial real estate in 2016, and Florida was the top destination of choice for international clients.

Bipartisan Bill Will Help Companies Design, Manufacture In The U.S.

The Invent and Manufacture in America Act provides a tax cut for companies that conduct R&D in the U.S., and manufacture products resulting from that R&D in America.

Building A Biotech Rebound

A slow start and a dearth of mergers and acquisitions made 2016 a tough year for biotech, but new gene and immuno-therapies are leading the way for a much stronger performance when 2017 results are in.

Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

Logistics Leaders

The logistics and distribution industry is poised for a great leap forward as new technology digitally transforms the supply chain from end to end.

Location Spotlight: Ameren Missouri & Illinois

Our dedicated economic development team works with companies every day. More & more companies are coming to depend on us as they look to Midwest locations.

Southern Cities Continue To Dominate U.S. Growth

Ten of the 15 fastest-growing large cities in the U.S. were located across the South in 2016, with four of the top five in Texas, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. 

Tech Firm Plans Double-Digit Job Growth In Indiana

myCOI will expand its Indianapolis headquarters, creating up to 185 jobs by 2021.

Medical Device Supplier Building First Indiana Facility

California-based EasyDial is investing more than $21 million to build a new production facility in Chesterton, IN, creating up to 96 new jobs.

Barracuda Networks Creating 115 Jobs In Ann Arbor

The $2.3 million expansion is getting support from the Michigan Strategic Fund and Ann Arbor SPARK.

Geek Squad

A 22-year-old programmer stops a global cyber attack by purchasing an unregistered domain name for $10.69.

Global Manufacturer Expanding in Northeast Indiana

Web Industries will invest $8M to expand its operations in Allen County, IN creating up to 45 new jobs by 2019.

Illinois: New State Support for Entrepreneurs

The Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship program will mentor start-ups in Peoria, Rockford and Chicago.

Location Spotlight: Wheeling, Illinois

Located in the heart of Chicago’s prestigious northern suburbs, Wheeling is a diverse and dynamic community of 40,000 people, distinguished by its unique balance of industry, commercial development, and residential neighborhoods.

Micronutrients Investing $30M To Grow In Indiana

The Netherlands-based agribusiness has selected New Castle, IN for its new 164,000-square-foot manufacturing plant and warehouse.

EPA Administrator Prioritizes Superfund Cleanups

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is prioritizing Superfund cleanup and streamlining the approval process for sites with remedies estimated to cost $50 million or more.

Johnsonville Expanding Global Corporate HQ In Wisconsin

With support from the state, the sausage company will add 100 news jobs at its Sheboygan Falls location.

Allegion Americas Expanding In Indiana

The company will invest $4 million and create 125 new jobs at its regional headquarters in Carmel, IN.

Happy Economic Development Week!

As the IEDC's second annual celebratory week for Economic Development begins today, here are some tips about how your location can participate.

Infosys Chooses Indiana For First Of Four U.S. Tech And Innovation Hubs

The global technology firm will invest over $8.7 million, create up to 2,000 new high-skilled jobs in central Indiana by the end of 2021.

American LandMaster Expanding in Indiana

The designer and distributer of off-road utility vehicles is moving its operations from Louisiana, bringing up to 67 new jobs to Columbia City, IN.

Bearcat Corp. Will Expand, Add Jobs In Indiana

The aluminum product manufacturer is expanding its Goshen, IN operations and plans to create up to 40 new jobs by 2019.

Automotive Supplier Investing $15M In Michigan Expansion

US Farathane, LLC is expanding its operations in the city of Port Huron, MI, creating 205 new jobs in the area over the next three years.

Five Cities With Surprising Office Build Out Costs

A new report from JLL reveals what companies can expect to pay, out of pocket, for an office build out across the nation.

Global Forklift Manufacturer Expanding In Indiana

Crown Equipment Corporation will add a second facility in Greencastle, IN, creating up to 100 new jobs by 2021.

Indiana Lands China-Based Auto Component Manufacturer’s First U.S. Production Facility

BeijingWest Industries, Co. Ltd. will invest more than $80 million its first U.S. production facility in Greenfield's Progress Park, creating up to 441 new, high-wage jobs by 2021.

Accelerating Manufacturing Growth

Industry analysts expect overall growth in manufacturing to speed up in the second half of this year and grow even more in 2018.

Top Utilities: The Power Behind Growth

The leading utilities are finding innovative ways to seal the deal on new development projects. They’re also ahead of the curve on low-cost efficiency, smart-grid technology and the conversion to renewables.

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