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Many locations are gaining an advantage in the battle for new projects with pre-certification programs for available sites. From the September/October 2013 issue.


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Many locations are gaining an advantage in the battle for new projects with pre-certification programs for available sites. From the September/October 2013 issue.

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COVER STORY: Shovel Ready Sites Are Growing From The Ground Up

Many locations are gaining an advantage in the battle for new projects with pre-certification programs for available sites. From the September/October 2013 issue.

Patriot Porcelain LLC Chooses Howard County, IN For Plant

The new facility, which is expected to be fully operational by June 2014, will allow the company to relocate its overseas lavatory and toilet manufacturing to its Kokomo operations.

Vera Bradley Unveils Major Northeast Indiana Growth Plans

The homegrown-Indiana company will invest approximately $26.6 million to expand and equip its current design center and expand its distribution center. Both facilities are expected to be operational next year.

Italian Automotive Supplier Adding New Technology Line In Indy

Reflex & Allen, which has more than 500 employees globally, has already hired finance, sales, quality, operations, engineering, warehousing and production associates and will continue to recruit extrusion and general operators as part of this expansion.

Jewelry Producer Opens New Plant in Floyd County, IN

The jewelry designer operates two Indiana locations and has already begun filling new management and production positions in New Albany.

Mining Supplies Manufacturer Locating First Indiana Facility In Vanderburgh County

According to the National Mining Association, Indiana is home to 309 mining operations and provides employment for more than 18,800 Hoosiers. Crushed stone, portland cement, construction sand and gravel are the Hoosier State's leading nonfuel minerals, and in 2010, Indiana's mining operations created $3.3 billion worth of mineral, metal and fuel products.

AES Corporation Picks Indianapolis For U.S. Business Unit Headquarters

AES, which currently has 25,000 associates globally, including 3,600 employees in the United States, will immediately begin filling new positions across the company.

RV Components Producer Relocating Headquarters To Indiana

With more than 5,200 full-time employees across the country, Drew Industries currently has approximately 3,400 employees in Indiana. The company has already begun hiring additional engineers, furniture assemblers, general laborers, drivers and welders in Elkhart County.

Celadon to Open Driver Training School in Indy, Add 500 New Jobs

The company, which provides long-haul, dry van truckload service throughout North America, will invest $5.7 million to build a 61,000 square-foot training facility near its Indianapolis headquarters campus.

GEICO to Open Service Center in Central Indiana, Add 1,200 Jobs

The Washington, DC-based auto insurer will invest millions of dollars to lease, renovate and equip 109,000 square feet of space in the area. The new office is expected to be operational by late April.

Chrysler Group Invests Millions In Indiana, Adds 1,250 New Jobs

With this announcement, Chrysler Group has confirmed total investments of more than $1.6 billion in Kokomo for production of the eight- and nine-speed transmissions as well as various other process improvements at all four facilities in the area. The company currently employs more than 6,100 in Kokomo.

Metal Fabricator To Relocate From Ohio To Northeast Indiana

The company will invest $2.7 million to move its headquarters and operations to its existing 130,000 square-foot facility in Fremont. KMI also plans to relocate fabricating equipment from Ohio and update the Steuben County facility's software and technology.

Land O’Frost to Move Headquarters from Illinois to Indiana

Land O'Frost joins a list of companies that have chosen to shift all or parts of their operations to Indiana from neighboring states. Dec 17, 2012 @ 10:56 AM

Compression Molding Adds Jobs in Huntington, IN

Founded in 1969, today CSP employs more than 1,890 people at six production facilities across the Midwest. Dec 10, 2012 @ 3:17 PM

Roche Diagnostics Breaks Ground In Indianapolis

Mayor joins company and community leaders to break ground on first major element of recently announced $300 million site transformation investment. Nov 21, 2012 @ 1:14 PM

Jayco Expands Headquarters in Middlebury, IN

Jayco, which currently employs more than 1,700 people on its 373 acre-campus, plans to begin filling additional manufacturing positions this spring. Nov 7, 2012 @ 11:20AM

LOCATION FOCUS: Things are Heating Up in the Hoosier State

Be it a business Goliath or an entrepreneurial David, Indiana is willing to listen and take action to make sure that every economic opportunity is realized. From the July/August 2012 issue

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