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Japan Consul-General Naoki Ito to Keynote 2018 Annual Meeting of Greater Columbus Economic Development Corp.

  COLUMBUS, INDIANA – The Greater Columbus Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has announced details of its upcoming Annual Meeting, to be held Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at The Commons in downtown Columbus, Indiana, 11:30 AM – 1 PM.  Japan’s Consul-General in Chicago, Mr. Naoki Ito, will deliver the keynote address and will speak on the [...]

2018-08-09T15:11:21+00:00 August 1st, 2018|News, Uncategorized|

Greater Columbus EDC Job Posting Announcement

Make a positive difference in the community you love by working for the Greater Columbus (Indiana) Economic Development Corporation!  Formerly known as the “Columbus Economic Development Board”, Greater Columbus EDC is one of Indiana's longest-running independent, non-profit economic development organizations serving Columbus and all Bartholomew County. The Project Manager position gives the employee the opportunity [...]

2018-07-23T14:24:34+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|News, Uncategorized|

Indian Engineering Firm Plans Columbus Headquarters, Customer-Focused Offices in Indiana

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 [...]

2018-01-30T08:46:11+00:00 December 7th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|

Duke Energy’s Site Readiness Program offers economic development recommendations to Columbus and Edinburgh officials

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 Corporation is one [...]

2018-01-30T08:47:17+00:00 October 4th, 2017|News|

Blairex Laboratories Inc. to Expand In Columbus

Pharmaceutical manufacturer Blairex Laboratories Inc. has announced a 40,000 sq. ft. expansion of their Applied Laboratories facility in Columbus, Indiana. The expansion will bring a total investment of $6.4 million in real and personal property, as well as an estimated 10 new employees. Click here to learn more about Columbus, Indiana's industry strengths, including pharmaceutical [...]

2018-01-30T08:48:55+00:00 September 5th, 2017|News|

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 [...]

2017-09-12T10:33:22+00:00 July 28th, 2017|News|

Columbus, Indiana Once Again A Leading Location

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: [...]

2018-01-30T08:52:26+00:00 July 24th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

2018-01-30T08:54:48+00:00 July 5th, 2017|News|

Duke Energy to Help Prepare Bartholomew County Site for Industrial Development

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 [...]

2017-07-31T09:18:55+00:00 June 16th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|