A Columbus automotive fastener company received approval for a 10-year tax abatement after announcing a $6.5 million planned expansion at Woodside Northwest Industrial Park. Columbus City Council members voted unanimously to approve the tax abatement request for OSR, Inc., a company that has been in Columbus since 2002, with headquarters in Japan. The company plans [...]
NTN Driveshaft has announced a $90 million expansion to its Woodside Industrial Park location. 100 new jobs are expected within the next five years. Operating in Columbus since 1991, the driveshaft manufacturer will expand it’s 1.35 million square feet facility by 20,000 square feet to increase forging and production capacity and 60,000 square feet of [...]
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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
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]