Daniels: Saab Facility Will Have ‘Enormous’ Impact

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels says today’s announcement that Sweden-based Saab will establish a $37 million facility at Discovery Park will have a major impact on the university. The company plans to build an advanced manufacturing and production facility that will be used for the production of part of the T-X jet trainer aircraft for the […]... Read More

Spot Freight Adds to Downtown Indy HQ

Spot Freight Inc. has completed an expansion of its downtown Indianapolis headquarters. The logistics company, which moved into the second floor of the former Jillian’s building in 2016, has completed the renovation of the building’s third floor, doubling the size of its previous office space. Spot Freight says it has invested more than $2 million […]... Read More

Carvana Aims to Boost Greenfield Economy

The associate director of communications for Arizona-based Carvana Co. (NYSE: CVNA) says the company’s new vehicle inspection facility in Greenfield will be a boon for the local economy. The online auto retailer opened the 130,000-square-foot facility Tuesday. Amy O’Hara says they already have about 100 employees and when the facility comes to full capacity, it will […]... Read More

Cummins, IMS Partner For Centennial

Columbus-based Cummins Inc. has announced a partnership with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The five-year collaboration will feature an increased presence for Cummins at the famed oval track, including a pre-race parade lap at this year’s Indianapolis 500 featuring all five of Cummins’ historic race cars together for the first time. ... Read More

Rolls-Royce Planning Indy Expansion, More Jobs

Big news this week at Rolls-Royce in Indianapolis as the company announced it wants to assemble engines for the U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber. That is, if it can secure the contract that would bring more than150 high-paying jobs to Indy.... Read More

Cummins Turns 100

Did you know seven out of every 10 trucks on the road are powered by Columbus-based Cummins? Many don’t realize the magnitude of this global company, and the ways it has been touching our everyday lives for 100 years.... Read More

INFAME Addressing Skilled Manufacturing Workforce Needs

The Indiana Manufacturers Association ?has begun an employer-driven education program, INFAME, to provide skilled workers for the state’s manufacturing sector. The initiative builds on the state’s efforts to helpstudents pursue career and technical education and employers to establish a pipeline of talent. ... Read More

IMA: Education Initiative a ‘Win-Win’

The Indiana Manufacturers Association says its recently-announced education program is a "win-win" for both employers and students throughout the state. The organization has launched the Indiana Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education, which aims to provide skilled workers for the state’s manufacturing industry through a dual-track training effort.... Read More

Batesville Tool & Die Turns 40

Batesville Tool & Die has grown to nearly 1,000 employees in its 40 years of business. We talk with the manufacturer’s president about its long success, and how its dealing with workforce development challenges.... Read More

Amazon Makes a Split Decision

After 14 months in the making, there’s finally a decision for Amazon HQ2. A member from the Indy bid team discusses the good, the bad and what’s next after losing out on the mega jobs deal. ... Read More

Amazon HQ2 Update

After months of waiting, Amazon is reportedly nearing a decision on what will be TWO locations for its second headquarters. Indianapolis is one of 20 finalists for the project, and we have new details.... Read More

River Ridge’s Decade of Growth

It’s an economic engine for southern Indiana, and it continues to grow full steam ahead. The executive director of River Ridge Commerce Center talks about a decade of growth to transform a former army ammunitions plant into a global business park. ... Read More

Lafayette Town Hall: GE Aviation Engine Facility

Three years ago, the $100 million GE Aviation Lafayette Engine Facility opened for business. It’s part of Indiana’s growing aviation and aerospace profile. A new plant leader is in place to ramp up production and increase the head count.... Read More

Lafayette Town Hall: Subaru of Indiana

Almost 30 years ago Subaru of Indiana Automotive rolled out its first vehicle in Lafayette. Today the sprawling plant relies on people and robots to produce hundreds of thousands of units annually.... Read More

Pitney Bowes’ High-Tech Super Center

As e-commerce demand continues to grow, so does Pitney Bowes’ distribution operations in Indiana. We take you inside a new high-tech fulfillment super center in Greenwood and share plans for hundreds of new jobs. ... Read More

Sweetwater’s Massive Regional Impact

Sweetwater continues to hit high notes. The Fort Wayne-based musical equipment dealer unveils a $76 million plan to expand and add 1,000 jobs. Founder Chuck Surack shares details, and what it says about northeast Indiana.... Read More

Pitney Bowes Looks to Set ‘New Standard’ in Greenwood

Connecticut-based Pitney Bowes Inc.has officially opened a 450,000 square-foot fulfillment center in Greenwood. The commerce services company says it plans to grow the facility’s employee count from 100 to 300 over the next year. Senior Vice President Nick Pellegrino says the center uses automation technology to put fulfillment, delivery and returns services under the same roof. The […]... Read More

Leaders: Monosol, Community Make Connection in Lebanon

The groundbreaking ceremony for a new manufacturing facility in Lebanon signifies Boone County will now be home to six businesses owned by Japanese companies. MonoSol, a Merrillville-based subsidiary of Kuraray in Japan, makes water-soluble films used for products like detergent pods. The $72 million facility is expected to employ 89 by 2020.... Read More