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$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|

Columbus automotive manufacturer announces multimillion dollar expansion, creating 131 new jobs

COLUMBUS, INDIANA (May 20, 2015) –  Faurecia Emissions Control Technologies (FECT), a global manufacturer of automotive emissions control systems with North American headquarters based in Columbus, Indiana, announced plans today to expand its operations here with a new production facility. The plan will create up to 131 new jobs. “Indiana’s robust manufacturing sector is one [...]

2016-08-19T16:52:20+00:00 May 20th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|

Chicago Fed President Evans to Keynote Columbus EDB Annual Meeting

Wall Street, Indiana manufacturers, and Hoosier consumers all want to know when the Fed will raise interest rates, and a person who has a say in that decision will deliver remarks in Columbus, Indiana, during his keynote presentation at the Columbus Economic Development Board Annual Meeting, Monday, May 4, at 12:00 p.m. Charles L. Evans [...]

2017-07-31T09:18:55+00:00 March 30th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|