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Due to growing demand for paper straws, Aardvark Straws will expand its Fort Wayne, IN operations, creating more than 200 jobs by the end of 2021.


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Due to growing demand for paper straws, Aardvark Straws will expand its Fort Wayne, IN operations, creating more than 200 jobs by the end of 2021.

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Latest: Paper Straw Maker Investing $9M In Indiana Expansion - Due to growing demand for paper straws, Aardvark Straws will expand its Fort Wayne, IN operations, creating more than 200 jobs by the end of 2021.

Paper Straw Maker Investing $9M In Indiana Expansion

Due to growing demand for paper straws, Aardvark Straws will expand its Fort Wayne, IN operations, creating more than 200 jobs by the end of 2021.

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Sweetwater To Create 1,000+ New Jobs In Northeast Indiana

The online retailer of music instruments and audio gear will invest more than $76.4 million to expand its 163-acre Fort Wayne headquarters campus.

EnviroKure Investing $10M In Indiana Expansion

The Pennsylvania-based liquid biofertilizer company is building an 80,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Bluffton, IN.

Daifuku Wynright To Invest $26M In Indiana Manufacturing Complex

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Premier BioSource Investing $7.5M In New Farming Operation

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The California-based company will establish a new facility in Jeffersonville and expand its current facility in Plainfield, creating up to 57 new jobs by the end of 2019.

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BorgWarner Opens State-of-the-Art Technical Center In Indiana

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Industrial Automation Firm Relocating Operations To Indiana

Rockwell Automation will move operations from Illinois and Tennessee, creating 231 jobs in Boone County, IN.

Republic Airways Creating Training Campus, Hundreds Of Jobs In Indiana

The regional airline will establish a U.S.-based flight training academy in Indianapolis that will train hundreds of aviation professionals each year, and plans to create more than 600 jobs in Indiana by 2028.

SF Motors To Create 467 Jobs In Indiana

The California-based electric vehicle company will establish manufacturing operations at the former AM General facility in Mishawaka, IN.

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GEICO Creating 1,500 Jobs In Central Indiana By 2022

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Aisin Drivetrain Investing $16M In Indiana Expansion

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The company will invest more than $140 million in its Lafayette, IN plant to support production of its new three-row SUV, the Subaru Ascent.

Orthopedics Manufacturer Expanding In Indiana

The company, which has facilities in Kosciusko and Noble counties, will invest nearly $5 million in North Manchester, IN and create up to 60 new jobs by 2022.

Liberty Mutual Investing $14M, Creating 400 Jobs In Indiana

The Fortune 100 company is expanding its operations in Carmel, IN with help from state tax credits and training grants. 

Indiana Having Historic Year For Job Growth

Businesses have committed to creating nearly 29,000 jobs across the state in 2017 so far, a record breaking year for economic development. 

RV Manufacturer Launches Second Indiana Expansion This Year

Forest River will invest $2.9 million to expand in Butler, IN, creating up to 125 new jobs by 2019.

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