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TPS Industrial Services Expanding In Columbus

COLUMBUS, Indiana |  TPS Industrial Services, an integrated logistics solution provider, announced plans to expand its headquarters in Indiana, creating up to 61 new jobs by 2020. “As the Crossroads of America, Indiana’s highway network allows companies like TPS Industrial Services to ship their goods to 80 percent of the U.S. and Canada within 24 hours,” [...]

2017-07-31T09:18:55+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|News|

Annual Meeting – Monday, August 22, 2016

COLUMBUS, INDIANA (July 11, 2016) – I.U. President Michael McRobbie to Keynote 40th Annual Meeting of Columbus Economic Development Board The Columbus Economic Development Board today announced details of its upcoming Annual Meeting, to be held Monday, August 22, 2016, at the Commons in downtown Columbus at 11:30 AM – 1 PM.  Indiana University president [...]

2016-08-21T10:25:25+00:00 July 11th, 2016|News|

Columbus Once Again A Leading Location

For the 5th year in a row, Columbus was named one of Area Development Magazine's "Leading Locations" for new and expanding businesses. According to Area Development, the rankings are based on four factors: prime workforce, economic strength, year-over-year growth, and five year growth. This is Area Development's sixth year publishing it's "Leading Locations" list, of [...]

2017-07-31T09:18:55+00:00 May 30th, 2016|News|

Shively Bros. Inc. Opens Columbus Operations

Columbus, Indiana – Shively Bros. Inc. is a precision tooling preset organization servicing the engine manufacturing industry. The company identified a 6,400 s.f. facility at 4441 Kelly Street that will accommodate the installation of $725,000 in machinery & equipment by mid-year 2018. The company plans to invest up to $10,000 in building improvements.  Within the [...]

2017-07-31T09:18:55+00:00 May 20th, 2016|News|

German Companies Target of Columbus Economic Development Efforts

Columbus, Indiana (May 9, 2016) - Two Columbus, Indiana, leaders are fresh back from an economic development mission to Germany, and they were not alone in seeking European investment.  Mayor Jim Lienhoop and Jason Hester, executive director of the Columbus Economic Development Board, recently traveled to the Hannover Messe trade fair in Hannover, Germany, where the [...]

2017-07-31T09:18:55+00:00 May 9th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|

Finding Out What Matters to Local Businesses

Columbus, Indiana (March 23, 2016) - Members of the Columbus Economic Development Board (EDB) are launching the organization’s fourth annual Existing Business Survey to identify the needs and opinions of employers in Columbus and Bartholomew County.  Among company executives surveyed during the first three years of the program, local attitudes about the community and overall [...]

2017-07-31T09:18:55+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|News, Uncategorized|

$150,000 City Funding to Propel Economic Development Efforts

Columbus, IN (Feb. 17, 2016) — Mayor Jim Lienhoop has announced plans to make available $150,000 each year for three years to enhance economic development services provided by the Greater Columbus Economic Development Corporation, also known as the Columbus Economic Development Board (EDB).  Previously, the City contributed $14,000 per year to the local non-profit economic [...]

2017-07-31T09:18:55+00:00 February 17th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|

Japan-Based Manufacturer to Establish First U.S. Operations in Columbus, Indiana

COLUMBUS, INDIANA (Nov. 3, 2015) – Company officials from Japan-based Daiei Giken Kogyo Co., Ltd., announced today plans to locate the company’s first and only U.S. production site in Columbus, Indiana. The company is establishing Daiei, Inc., as a wholly-owned subsidiary and will initially invest $3 million in new equipment and expects to create up [...]

2017-07-31T09:18:55+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|News, Uncategorized|

Toyota Industrial Equipment Celebrates 25 Years with $16 Million Investment

COLUMBUS, INDIANA (Aug. 23,2015) – Toyota is reinvesting in its Columbus footprint once again, building a new national headquarters for its Material Handling division and adding amenities for the company’s expanding workforce And when the dust settles from this round of $16 million worth of new construction and remodeling in September 2016, additional Toyota investment [...]

2017-07-31T09:18:55+00:00 August 23rd, 2015|News, Uncategorized|