Indiana

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

Manufacturing Readiness Grants

Manufacturing Readiness Grants: Indiana Invested $22M+ In 2022

Since it was launched in 2020, the Manufacturing Readiness Grants program has granted a total of 384 awards totaling $39 million to companies in 69 counties. 
Seymour-Jackson County

Transport Success In Seymour-Jackson County, IN

Jim Plump, CEcD, FM, HLM, Executive Director, Jackson County Industrial Development Corp. shares why business in this South-Central Indiana region is on the move.
National Association of Counties

Operation Green Light Illuminates Buildings Across America

The National Association of Counties (NACO) and NACVSO have spearheaded an initiative to shine a light on veterans and their role in their communities.
Hoosier Energy

Hoosier Energy: Powering Possibilities

Through the Electrify Indiana conference, Hoosier Energy and its distribution systems have been identifying how co-ops can bring the benefits of emerging technologies to their communities.
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.

Rankings & Awards

January / February 2023 Issue

January / February 2023 Issue (Volume 56, Number 1)

Business Facilities' January / February 2023 issue features North Carolina, our 2022 State of the Year, along with winners of our Deal of the Year Awards. Plus, Top Utilities and more.

Micron, Intel, Chevron Phillips, Hyundai Top 2022 Deals Of The Year

The annual Business Facilities Deal of the Year awards have expanded to recognize four winning project announcements.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Consumers Energy

If you’re expanding or relocating, consider Michigan and Consumers Energy – let’s work together to accelerate your business.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.