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Blairex Laboratories New Product Success

Columbus-based Blairex Laboratories is yet another example of an Indiana business that has flourished through the pandemic. The company recently launched a state-the-art, first-of-its-kind personal aromatherapy device, Breathe Free Essentials, which delivers natural oils through state-of-the-art technology. To watch the full interview go to Inside Indiana Business.   To purchase the Breathe Free Essentials products [...]

2020-08-07T09:25:00-04:00July 29th, 2020|News|

Tax Abatement Approved for Tulip Richardson Manufacturing

COLUMBUS, Ind. (May 7, 2020) - Columbus has approved two tax abatements for Tulip Richardson Manufacturing, a Wisconsin-based company whose subsidiary, Richardson Molding, operates in the Woodside Industrial Complex. As part of the agreement, the company plans to invest $2.7 million to install new manufacturing equipment at its facility at 2405 Norcross Drive, $250,000 to [...]

2020-08-07T09:25:19-04:00May 7th, 2020|News|

Newsletter: Indiana’s Back on Track Plan Explained & Local Business Poll Highlights

May 4, 2020-- May 4th's newsletter contains the following: With Friday's announcement by Governor Eric Holcomb, Columbus-area businesses now know Indiana's plan to re-open the economy with the State's "Back on Track" plan.   Confused by the five stages?  See below for a helpful infographic that explains it well. What percent of surveyed businesses have found success with their [...]

2020-05-12T15:50:18-04:00May 4th, 2020|News, Newsletters|

Newsletter: Community Prepares to Re-Open; Benchmark Survey Results; Countywide COVID-19 Dashboard

April 27, 2020 -- As officials re-open our economy and implement new programs to address COVID-19’s impact locally, we need to provide decision makers with real data, not assumptions.  Greater Columbus EDC and the Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering together to conduct a weekly “Flash Poll” of businesses in our community. Click [...]

2020-08-07T09:26:12-04:00April 27th, 2020|News, Newsletters|

Newsletter: Employer Best Practices & Top Concerns; Columbus Launches New Small Business Loan Program

April 23, 2020 --  In this newsletter, you'll find: Columbus Loan Program - For businesses under 50 employees, $2 MM receipts Top Concerns of Area Employers - Results of last week's Business Impact survey Best Practices - What manufacturers and other businesses are doing to prepare for re-opening under the "new normal"?  Today's Bartholomew County COVID-19 Dashboard Click below [...]

2020-05-12T15:48:05-04:00April 23rd, 2020|News, Newsletters|

Financial Stability, Global Recession & Employee Stress Among Top Concerns for Area Employers

The top three business concerns for area employers during the COVID-19 Crisis include fears of a US or global recession, declining consumer confidence & spending, and impact of lost revenue on liquidity and financial stability, according to a survey of local businesses conducted April 8 – 15 by Greater Columbus Economic Development Corporation (EDC).  Sixteen [...]

2020-04-23T10:59:09-04:00April 23rd, 2020|News|