Indiana

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout Indiana.

Indiana economy

Indiana: The Heart Of The Heartland

With strong roots in manufacturing, Indiana’s economy is evolving to attract new areas of the sector, including green energy.
18th Annual Rankings Report Virginia

Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report: State Rankings

As the economic landscape evolves with sea change-level shifts, discover the leading locations in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.

Texas, Michigan, California Top Industry Rankings

Texas, Michigan, California have each nabbed top industry rankings in Business Facilities' 18th Annual Rankings Report.
Purdue University, SkyWater

SkyWater To Build $1.8B Semiconductor Plant At Purdue University

In a public-private partnership with Indiana and Purdue University, SkyWater Technology will pursue CHIPS Act funding to build a $1.8B semiconductor plant in West Lafayette.
Diversity equity and inclusion

Building An Equity-Driven Workforce

Diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives level the playing field for workforce growth and economic gains.
Guardian Bikes Indiana

Guardian Bikes Building An Automated Bike Factory In Indiana

In its first step toward transitioning to U.S. production, kids' bike manufacturer Guardian Bikes is moving production from China to Seymour, IN.
Manufacturing Industry Locations

Locations For The Manufacturing Industry: On The Bright Side

Economic developers are going to great lengths to highlight their advantages as competition dramatically increases for new manufacturing locations.
Life Sciences Industry

The Circle Of Life

The life sciences field has taken on much greater significance in recent years. Economic developers are responding with more options to make their communities more appealing.
Bionutrients

$50M Specialty Fertilizer Manufacturing Facility To Be Built In Indiana

Hello Nature and MPS Egg Farms joint venture Bionutrients will build two facilities, employ nearly 50 workers, in Wabash, IN.
Utilities Economic Development

Top Utilities: More Power To You

From municipally-owned power providers to expansive regional entities, these top utilities of 2021 did much more than provide energy.
Jenny Massey Sikich

Sikich Adds Economic Development Consulting Services

Global professional services firm Sikich has hired Jenny Massey to lead the firm’s new economic development consulting practice.
automotive industry

The Automotive Industry: The Road To Everywhere

While we are still deep in the drive toward technical and autonomous, what’s old is new and what’s mine is yours when it comes to next year’s auto trends.
manufacturing industry

The Manufacturing Industry: Building Back Fast

Despite turbulence caused by labor and supply chain challenges, the manufacturing industry is experiencing a positive trajectory as it recovers from the pandemic.
Agribusiness

Locations For The Agribusiness Industry: Setting The Table

The USDA is adding ethanol and whiskey to its annual tally of agricultural products, with U.S. exports expected to outpace imports by nearly $20 billion.
solar farm

Doral Renewables Picks Indiana Site For Largest U.S. Solar Farm

The Israel-based company’s $1.5 billion three-phase solar farm project, Mammoth Solar, is expected to bring 1.3 gigawatts of clean energy to Northern Indiana.
Stellantis

Stellantis To Invest $229M To Retool EV Production Operations

Formerly Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Stellantis will retain, retrain 662 team members to support production of electrified transmissions in Kokomo, IN.
Smoker Craft

Smoker Craft Invests $12 Million In New Indiana Facility

The expansion will help Smoker Craft meet increased consumer demand, and create up to 100 new jobs in New Paris, IN.
Indiana data center

Indiana: Gateway For Data Center Growth

Southern Indiana is poised to get a bigger share of the expanding North American data center market, which is expected to grow to $101 billion by 2026.
CTDI

CTDI Plans $19 Million Capital Investment In Indiana

Communications Test Design, Inc.'s Jeffersonville, IN expansion will create 1,000 jobs over the next five years.
Aisin Drivetrain Indiana

International Manufacturers Drive Growth In Indiana

International manufacturing expansions create more than 160 jobs, $57M in Indiana; plus manufacturers get $2.8 million in tech grants.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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