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Japan-based manufacturer breaks ground on new facility in northwest Indiana

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A Japan-owned manufacturer of automotive coatings for plastics, NB Coatings, broke ground on its new facility in northwest Indiana. NB Coatings North America – headquartered in Lansing, Illinois – is a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan-based Nippon Paint, which will invest more than $4.7 million to establish operations at NorthWind […]

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Indiana, Israel exchange economic, cybersecurity ideas at business summit

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — For the second year, Gov. Mike Pence joined business and government leaders Monday at the Indiana-Israel Business Exchange in an effort to strengthen economic ties and collaboration between the two states. Leaders of Israeli and Indiana businesses gathered with members from the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, Elevate Ventures, Indiana University […]

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30 laws in 30 days: Artisan distilleries to offer carryout sales on Sundays

By Megan Powell TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – You may not be able to buy alcohol at the grocery store on Sundays, but beginning this weekend a new law makes it legal for artisan distilleries to offer Sunday carryout sales. “Sundays will be a big thing for us,” said Ted Huber, owner of Huber’s Orchard, Winery and […]

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30 Laws in 30 Days: Law clarifies the services a licensed cosmetologist can offer

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A new law ­expands the services a licensed cosmetologist can offer beginning July 1. The law passed by the General Assembly earlier this year says cosmetologists can now shave and trim beards and mustaches, as well as remove hair with cream, wax or tweezers. Additionally, cosmetologists will be able […]

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Japanese steel producer to open Shelbyville facility, create new jobs

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Japan’s largest steel producer will establish operations in Shelbyville with plans to create 70 new jobs by 2021. “Indiana is home to the largest Japanese investment per capita in the nation,” Gov. Mike Pence said in a statement, “and today I’m proud to welcome yet another Japan-based firm to the […]

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30 Laws in 30 Days: Simplyfing the business application process for veterans

By Jackson Hughes TheStatehouseFile.com Editor’s note: This is the 19th in a series of stories about new laws that are taking effect, most of them on July 1.  INDIANAPOLIS­­ — Veterans who want to start a business in Indiana could open their doors faster when a new law goes into effect next month. “Essentially, I wanted to […]

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Gregg’s economic plan includes statewide pre-K, LGBT rights

By Megan Powell TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — John Gregg, Democratic candidate for governor, and runningmate Christina Hale shared their ideas in order to grow Indiana’s economy in a 35-point plan Monday. “The truth is Indiana’s economy is not doing as well as it could,” said Gregg. “and it’s not doing as nearly as well as it […]

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California tech firm moves global headquarters to Indiana

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Tech firm Determine Inc. will move their headquarters from San Mateo, California to Carmel, Indiana. The tech firm already had a satellite office located in Carmel, but now will move into their new global headquarters sometime this month. “We are so excited to be moving from California’s Silicon Valley to […]

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160 new jobs headed to Indiana through two company expansions

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Two national companies announced plans to expand their facilities to the Hoosier state Tuesday. Torchlite, a digital marketing service provider, is expected to create 140 jobs in Indiana by 2019 and AMKUS Rescue Systems, a firefighting equipment manufacturer, is expected to create up to 20 new jobs. Torchlite The woman-owned […]

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30 Laws in 30 Days: DraftKings, FanDuel players given consumer protections

By Alaa Abdeldaiem TheStatehouseFile.com Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories about new laws that are taking effect, most of them on July 1. INDIANAPOLIS — Fantasy sports fans have a reason to cheer. After signing the bill in to law in March, daily fantasy sports in Indiana will be regulated […]

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