Building a Community Learning System

Take a look at the video released by the Strada Education Network highlighting the student and employer perspective on the systems-building work of the Community Education Coalition in Southeast Indiana. Our community supports post-secondary education through our Columbus Learning Center and the Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence facility that is featured in the video. [...]

2020-02-21T16:07:44-05:00February 21st, 2020|News, Videos|

City Support for Rightway Fasteners

COLUMBUS, Ind. – At the January 21st meeting, Columbus City Council approved a tax abatement for Rightway Fasteners Inc (RFI), a manufacturing company in Woodside Industrial Park on the city’s south side. Even with the tax abatement, Columbus will collect $425,000 from the manufacturer over the three-year period. The company is expanding and intends to [...]

2020-08-07T09:26:27-04:00February 20th, 2020|News|

Chinese Firm Expands

A local subsidiary of a Chinese company has unveiled a new warehouse facility that will operate at the Woodside Northwest Industrial Park.  Yinchang Inc., a subsidiary of Zhejiang Yinlun Machinery Co. Ltd., or Yinlun, unveiled their new warehouse facility on Friday, November 8. Previously, Yinchang Inc. operated a 30,000-square-foot space next door to its new [...]

2020-08-07T09:27:09-04:00November 8th, 2019|News|

Two Tax Abatements Approved in One Day

On October 9, 2019 two manufacturers in Bartholomew County were unanimously approved for tax abatements. Peer Foods Group announced they are finalizing plans to construct a 53,762 SF distribution facility warehouse at 3013 W. Presidential Way, Edinburgh, IN.  The $13.6 million facility will result in the creation of 11 new jobs that pay an average [...]

2020-08-07T09:25:57-04:00October 10th, 2019|News|

Annual Meeting November 4, 2019

COLUMBUS, INDIANA – The Greater Columbus Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has announced details of its upcoming Annual Meeting, to be held Monday, November 4, 2019, at The Commons in downtown Columbus, Indiana, 11:30 AM – 1 PM.  Two cybersecurity experts, Christopher and Stephanie Domas, will deliver a joint keynote address [...]

2019-11-06T14:13:39-05:00September 17th, 2019|News|

LHP Expanding Columbus Headquarters

COLUMBUS, Ind. (May 20, 2019) – LHP Engineering Solutions (LHPES), a global engineering services provider and technology integrator, announced plans today to expand its operations in Bartholomew County, creating up to 135 new jobs by 2023. "Indiana continues to take center stage as a hub for innovation with global companies like LHPES developing new solutions [...]

2020-08-07T09:27:55-04:00May 20th, 2019|News|

Cummins Chooses Columbus as HQ for New Business Segment

Cummins Inc. is strengthening its commitment to Columbus, where the company was founded 100 years ago, and where it operates its global headquarters. On Thursday, May 16, 2019 Cummins announced they will locate the new headquarters of its new Electrified Power business segment at its Columbus Engine Plant, also known as Plant One, at 500 [...]

2020-08-07T09:28:12-04:00May 17th, 2019|News|

OSR, Inc., to Build New 82,395 Square Foot Manufacturing Facility

A Japanese, Columbus-based, 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 [...]

2020-08-07T09:30:28-04:00January 18th, 2019|News|

NTN Announces $90 Million Expansion to Columbus-based Operations

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 [...]

2020-08-07T09:32:10-04:00October 30th, 2018|News|

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 [...]

2020-08-07T09:33:05-04:00December 7th, 2017|News|