Conexus: Manufacturing grants paying off

A new study conducted by Conexus Indiana, the state’s initiative focused on the advanced manufacturing and logistics industries, shows Indiana’s Manufacturing Readiness Grants program is yielding positive results, including growth in jobs, wages and revenue.... Read More

Announcement set for Marion GM plant

Governor Eric Holcomb will Thursday join officials from General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) for a major economic development announcement in Grant County. The event will take place at the GM Marion Metal Center.... Read More

Vote on Ultium Cells incentive package delayed

A final vote on an incentive package for a potential $2.4 billion electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility in New Carlisle has been pushed back two weeks. The St. Joseph County Council on Tuesday heard an update on the project.... Read More

Richmond Baking Co. details expansion

A contract food manufacturer in Wayne County is expanding its footprint. Richmond Baking Co., which makes cookies, crackers, and other products, says it will invest $720,000 to add a new production shift and make other capital improvements.... Read More

Grote Industries outlines ownership transition

Madison-based Grote Industries Inc. this week announced changes to its ownership and management team. The company, which makes lighting products for the automotive industry, says Dominic, John and Mike Grote have acquired 100% ownership of the company.... Read More

Noble County manufacturer expanding

A manufacturer in the Noble County town of Avilla is growing, the county's nonprofit economic development organization announced Thursday. ONXX Tool Inc. is investing $325,000 to purchase new equipment it says will expand operations and add jobs.... Read More

U.S. Steel idles Gary Works tin line

Pittsburgh-based U.S. Steel Corp. (NYSE: X) has temporarily idled the No. 5 tin line at its Gary Works facility. Spokesperson Amanda Malkowski told our partners at The Times of Northwest Indiana on Tuesday the move was made due to market conditions.... Read More

Cummins to collaborate on hydrogen engines for ag equipment

Columbus-based Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and Canada-based Buhler Industries Inc., a tractor manufacturer that operates under the Versatile brand, are planning to integrate the Cummins 15-liter hydrogen engines in Versatile’s equipment. Cummins says the collaboration, and the new powertrain technologies, are leading decarbonization efforts within the agriculture market.... Read More

Ironing board manufacturing returning to Seymour

A company in Seymour will resume manufacturing ironing boards beginning next week. The Tribune reports the operation will run under a new name, Seymour Home Products, after Chicago-based Home Products International-North America Inc. shut down production earlier this year.... Read More

ISU partners on logistics hub in Plainfield

Indiana State University is partnering with France-based transportation and logistics provider GEODIS on a new space at the Made @ Plainfield higher education and workforce training center. Officials on Friday cut the ribbon on the Logistics 4.0 Innovation Hub, which is designed to train individuals in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and logistics management.... Read More