Purdue, Rolls-Royce Prep For Major Announcement

The event is scheduled for 1:00 Wednesday afternoon on the Purdue campus. The event is scheduled for 1:00 Wednesday afternoon on the Purdue campus.
WEST LAFAYETTE -

Rolls-Royce Corp. and the Purdue Research Foundation are set for a major announcement this afternoon in West Lafayette. The school says it will focus on high-tech job growth and boosting research and development. We will have details this afternoon on InsideINdianaBusiness.com and in our INside Edge midday newsletter.

The event is scheduled for 1:00 this afternoon at the Purdue airport.

In April, Rolls-Royce said it was considering a major investment to modernize its aging manufacturing facilities in Indiana. At the time, an executive with the company told Inside INdiana Business that investment could reach "several hundred million dollars."

This story will be updated this afternoon.

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