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Collaborative robots (a.k.a. cobots), designed to work alongside human workers, are the next big thing in advanced manufacturing. More than 150,000 cobots will be in use by 2020, a number expected to exceed 700,000 by 2025.


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Collaborative robots (a.k.a. cobots), designed to work alongside human workers, are the next big thing in advanced manufacturing. More than 150,000 cobots will be in use by 2020, a number expected to exceed 700,000 by 2025.

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Advanced Manufacturing: The Cobots Are Coming

Collaborative robots (a.k.a. cobots), designed to work alongside human workers, are the next big thing in advanced manufacturing. More than 150,000 cobots will be in use by 2020, a number expected to exceed 700,000 by 2025.

Indiana Lands New Infosys U.S. Education Center

Infosys will revitalize an old airport site on Indianapolis' southwest side, establishing a robust innovation, technology and training campus and creating an additional 1,000 jobs.

United Collection Bureau Expanding To Southeast Indiana

The Ohio-based company plans to invest $2.4 million and create 600+ new jobs in Jeffersonville, IN.

Food Processing: A Nudge in the Right Direction

Transparency has topped the Foodprocessing.com list of suggestions that leading food processors need to embrace to remain competitive in a more sophisticated market.

GEICO Creating 1,500 Jobs In Central Indiana By 2022

The automotive insurer will invest more than $16 million to expand and enhance its facility in Carmel, IN, with help from state tax credits and training grants.

Aisin Drivetrain Investing $16M In Indiana Expansion

The Japan-owned manufacturer of automotive and heavy equipment parts will expand its Crothersville, IN operations, creating nearly 50 jobs.

Beverage Manufacturer, Distributor Relocating HQ To Indiana

Blue Marble Cocktails and Spirits is investing more than $9 million to relocate its Oregon-based headquarters and manufacturing operations to Indianapolis, 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.

Subaru Plans Up To 200 New Jobs In Indiana

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.

Logistics: No Drivers Needed

While it may take quite a few years before autonomous vehicles hit the road, much progress has been made in this technology that companies hope will have long-term logistical benefits.

German Manufacturer Growing Indiana Board Game, Puzzle Production

Ludo Fact will invest $13 million to expand its operations in Lafayette, IN, creating up to 75 new jobs by 2021.

Ingram Micro Investing $40M In Southeast Indiana

The global technology firm will add a new third-party distribution center and up to 500 new jobs in Jeffersonville, IN.

Bastian Solutions Investing $8M In Fifth Indiana Facility

The Toyota-owned company will create up to 87 new jobs in Westfield, IN, with help from state tax credits and training grants. 

Israel-Based Manufacturer Locating North American HQ In Indiana

MCP USA will invest $11.38 million in its new North American headquarters in Portage, IN, creating up to 60 new jobs by 2019.

Fuzic Creating 225 Jobs In Indiana

The music-focused marketing tech company will invest $3.66 million to grow its operations in Fishers, IN.

Trailer Manufacturer Adding Second Indiana Facility, 115 Jobs

Stealth Trailers will open a new facility in Marion, IN with help from state tax credits and training grants based on the company’s job creation plans.

Lytx Moves Manufacturing Operations To U.S. From China

The company will move manufacturing of its video event recorders from mainland China to Logansport, IN, creating 70 jobs and $50 million in investment.

Global Railcar Firm Growing Indiana Operations Into Midwest Maintenance Hub

GATX Corporation will invest $38.5 million to expand its Terre Haute, IN operations into a full-scale Midwest maintenance hub, creating up to 59 new jobs by 2020.

Plastics Manufacturer Investing In Indiana

20/20 Custom Molded Plastics will invest more than $27 million to locate a new facility in Bluffton, IN, creating up to 155 jobs by 2020.

GM Suppliers To Create Over 300 Jobs In Northeast Indiana

Android Industries and its sister company Avancez will expand their operations in Fort Wayne, IN, creating up to 313 new jobs by the end of 2018.

Trucking Company Relocating HQ To Northwest Indiana

HMD Trucking will move its corporate headquarters from Illinois to Gary, IN, creating 500 new jobs in the state by 2021.

Locations For The Food Processing Industry: The Food Puzzle

It takes a variety of participants and processes to make the food industry a whole industry. And so far the pieces together seem to indicate a year of success.

Brooks Running Company Picks Indiana For North American Distribution Operations

Brooks Running Company will open a new footwear and apparel distribution center in Whitestown, IN, creating more than 130 new jobs by 2023.

NAPA Balkamp Relocating Headquarters To Plainfield, IN

The automotive parts distributor will bring 190 jobs to its new Plainfield, IN corporate headquarters.

Indiana Lands Kimura Foundry’s First U.S. Manufacturing Facility

The Japan-based company will invest $8 million in its new operations in Shelbyville, which will house high-tech 3D printing equipment.

Midwest Fertilizer Investing $2.8B In Southwest Indiana

The company plans to create up to 185 new jobs at a new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Posey County, IN.

AmerisourceBergen Opens Indiana Pharmaceutical Distribution Center

The Fortune 500 company is investing more than $45M and will create over 120 jobs at its new Whitestown, IN facility.

Manufacturing Is Job One For Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan

Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan have been named the Top Manufacturing States in a new rankings category in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report; Louisiana is tops in Cybersecurity Growth Potential.

Alcoa Restarting Indiana Aluminum Smelting Operations

The company will invest between $30 and $35 million to restart three idled lines at its aluminum smelting facility in southwest Indiana's Warrick County.

Indiana Lands Israeli Plastics Supplier’s First U.S. Production Facility

Polyram Group, a producer of raw materials for the plastics industry, will locate its first U.S. production facility in Evansville, IN with plans to create more than 50 new jobs by 2022.

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