COLUMBUS, Ind. (Dec. 6, 2017) – Governor Eric J. Holcomb and Columbus Mayor Jim Lienhoop met with Sudhakar Gande, vice chairman of AXISCADES and other key executives today as the company announced plans to establish its North American headquarters in Columbus, Indiana. The Bangalore, India-based AXISCADES is a provider of product engineering solutions. “As a global [...]
Duke Energy’s Site Readiness Program offers economic development recommendations to Columbus and Edinburgh officials
Oct. 4, 2017 PLAINFIELD, Ind. — Indiana communities are always looking for a competitive edge to lure large business and industry to their areas, creating more jobs and economic development activity. For Bartholomew County, Ind., that edge may well come from Duke Energy’s Site Readiness Program. A site marketed by the Greater Columbus Economic Development [...]
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CAR/ACP Director Swiecki to Keynote 2017 Annual Meeting of Greater Columbus Economic Development Corp.
COLUMBUS, INDIANA – The Greater Columbus (Indiana) Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has announced details of its upcoming Annual Meeting, to be held Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at The Commons in downtown Columbus, Indiana, 11:30 AM – 1 PM. Bernard Swiecki, Director of the Automotive Communities Partnership (ACP) at the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) of [...]
For the sixth consecutive year, Columbus, Indiana was named one of Area Development Magazine's "Leading Locations" for new and expanding businesses. Columbus ranked #4 overall among all US metropolitan statistic areas, and came in at #1 for both small cities and Midwest cities. According to Area Development, the annual rankings are based on four factors: [...]
Cummins, State of Indiana & City of Columbus Announce Two Investment and Improvement Projects Totaling $80 Million
July 5, 2017 COLUMBUS, INDIANA – Today, Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI), along with Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, Columbus Mayor Jim Lienhoop, representatives from Bartholomew County, and other state and local leaders officially announced two new investment projects that will have a positive economic impact on the Columbus community and the state. The first investment is [...]
PLAINFIELD, Ind. — Duke Energy has selected a 63-acre parcel of land near Edinburgh in Bartholomew County for the utility’s 2017 Site Readiness Program. The parcel, marketed as “Meadowlawn @ I-65”, is located at the northeast corner of U.S. Highway 31 and County Road 800 North, one mile north of Interstate 65 Exit 76. The [...]
Columbus, Indiana | Lindal Group has finalized its plan to expand in the U.S. market by building a $20 million manufacturing facility in Columbus. The company, a worldwide leader in aerosol packaging, has been considering a single manufacturing building since 2015, when the company with global roots announced it might try to put its three [...]
For its fifth year in a row and sixth year overall, the Indianapolis International Airport was recognized as the Best Airport in North America by the Airport Service Quality Awards. The award is based on customer service ratings for the calendar year. The Indianapolis International Airport is Columbus Indiana's closest international airport, at about 45 minutes [...]
Indianapolis, Indiana | The economic impact of Indiana’s life sciences industry — comprised of pharmaceutical, medical device and equipment, agbiosciences, research, testing and medical laboratories and biologistics sectors — has climbed to $63 billion1 according to the most recent data (2015) provided to BioCrossroads by the Indiana Business Research Center at the IU Kelley School of Business. 56,198 [...]