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Resource pages for "IEDC"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.
Diversity equity and inclusion

Building An Equity-Driven Workforce

Diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives level the playing field for workforce growth and economic gains.
September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

The September / October 2021 issue looks at startup ecosystems, innovation centers and Opportunity Zones. Plus, an exclusive interview with North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.
Jeff Finkle IEDC

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Jeff Finkle, IEDC

Finkle, CEcD, President and CEO, IEDC, discusses the impact of COVID-19 and remote work on real estate and economic development, and more.
Indianapolis Indiana

TOC Logistics International Creating 87 Jobs In Indiana

The global supply chain logistics company is investing more than $1.8 million to expand its Indianapolis headquarters.

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.
Octiv Indianapolis

TinderBox To Hire Over 200 At Indiana Global HQ

The $3.2 million expansion in downtown Indianapolis comes as the cloud-based sales platform company rebrands itself as Octiv.
IEDC Economic Development Week

Celebrate Economic Development Week!

This month, the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is commemorating its 90th anniversary as the largest professional membership organization for economic developers.
Rolls-Royce-Indiana

Rolls-Royce Investing Nearly $600M In Indiana

Rolls-Royce plans to invest nearly $600 million in its operations and research in Indianapolis over the next five years.
With hydroforming, a tubular part is inflated inside a tool by a pressurized liquid to give it a pre-defined shape. This technology is now being used by Faurecia for muffler shells to provide a perfect underbody fit.

Columbus Automotive Manufacturer Announces Multi-Million Dollar Expansion

Faurecia is the world’s sixth-largest automotive supplier, with four business groups: automotive seating, emissions control technologies, interior systems and automotive exteriors.
Ekrich is part of the John Morrell Food Group.

John Morrell To Build Distribution Center In Hancock County, IN

John Morrell, an independent operating company of Smithfield Foods, has 17 manufacturing facilities across the country, including a plant in Peru, IN.
IEDC 2014 square.

International Economic Development Council Announces Award Winners At Annual Conference

IEDC's Excellence in Economic Development Awards recognize the world’s best economic development programs and partnerships, marketing materials, and new media.
Executives at Fukai Toyotetsu Indiana Corporation (FTIC) break ground in Boone County, Indiana.

Japanese Auto Parts Supplier Locates New Operations In Jamestown, IN

This is the first company with roots in Indiana’s sister state to invest in Indiana.

Toyota Growing In Gibson County, IN

Toyota adding 300 jobs to build more Highlanders in Indiana, improving production flexibility.
GE Aviation

GE Aviation Breaks Ground On Factory In Lafayette, IN

GE Aviation breaks ground on $100 million jet engine assembly factory in Indiana. Factory will create 200 jobs by 2020 and will have strong ties to Purdue University.
Gov. Pence

Feature Story: Indiana Governor’s Report – Homegrown Success In The Hoosier State

A skilled workforce and ultra-efficient government services make Indiana fertile ground for business growth and an attractive landing spot for foreign investment.

IEDC Selects International Executive, Veteran For Economic Development Post

Anderson replaces Charlie Sparks who served with the agency since its creation in February 2005 in roles ranging from director of the north central region to vice president of business development.
Fort Wayne Metals

Global Medical Wire Company Plans Allen County Expansion

With seven production facilities, a warehouse, a research and development center and a metallurgical laboratory in Fort Wayne, the expansion will allow the company to increase capacity.

LOCATION FOCUS: Indiana — More And More Roads Are Leading To “The Crossroads Of...

A business destination that removes roadblocks for the good of its people, Indiana is proof that when you rip away the red tape and work together, cooperation brings results.

BUSINESS REPORT: Indiana Employment is Getting Bigger, Faster

More than 250 companies agreed in 2012 to create 27,620 new jobs in Indiana, exceeding any year on record. From the January/February 2013 issue

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

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.