Governor Mike Pence will recognize seven Indiana companies today with Century or Half Century Business awards. This year's honorees include the Scottsburg Building and Loan Association and Indianapolis-based Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN).

April 22, 2015

News Release

Indianapolis, Ind. — Governor Mike Pence will honor seven Indiana companies for longevity and community service today by awarding them the Governor's Century or Half Century Business Awards during a ceremony at the Indiana Statehouse.

“I'm honored to recognize these Hoosier-grown businesses that have created a strong and lasting impact not only on their communities but on the state of Indiana as a whole,” said Pence. “As our state continues to attract new companies, these well-established businesses will set the tone for a Hoosier economy dedicated to hard work, constant improvement and strong community roots. Their longevity is yet another example that Indiana is a state that works.”

The Governor's Century and Half Century Business Awards honor Hoosier businesses that have remained in operation for a minimum of 100 or 50 consecutive years and have also demonstrated a commitment to community service. Nominated by individuals or organizations within the same community, the award honors Indiana's well-established companies and their outstanding contributions to the economic growth and prosperity of the state. More than 1,400 companies from across the state have been recognized during the 25-year history of the award.

The honorees for 2015 are:

Allison Transmission, Inc. (100 years), Marion County

Bolinger's Propane Service (66 years), Huntington County

Geiger & Peters, Inc. (109 years), Marion County

McGrew's Well Drilling, Inc. (107 years), Fulton County

Mid-City Supply Company, Inc. (67 years), Elkhart County

MJ Insurance, Inc. (50 years), Marion County

Scottsburg Building and Loan Association (125 years), Scott County

About IEDC

The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) leads the state of Indiana's economic development efforts, focusing on helping companies grow in and locate to the state. Governed by a 12-member board chaired by Governor Mike Pence, the IEDC manages many initiatives, including performance-based tax credits, workforce training grants, public infrastructure assistance and talent attraction and retention efforts. For more information about the IEDC, visit

Source: Indiana Economic Development Corp.

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