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Trump, state incentives part of plan to save Carrier jobs

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — After running a campaign focused on keeping jobs in the United States, President-elect Donald Trump toured the Carrier Corp. facility where he helped save at least 1,000 jobs and promised more business deals to come. “My dad started 44 years ago. He still works here,” said Dawn Kinnard, who […]

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More than 280 jobs to be created by tech firm’s expansion

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A Danville-based tech firm is expanding in an effort to keep up with growing demand. Safe Hiring Solutions and its sister company Safe Recruiting Solutions plan to create up to 284 new jobs in Indiana by 2020. “Today’s news marks another milestone for our economy as businesses continue to choose […]

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Healthcare tech company plans to create 108 new jobs

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — TriMedx, a provider of healthcare technology management services, is expanding its business in Indiana with plans to create up to 108 new jobs by 2020. The company serves more than 1,800 healthcare facilities around the world and will exceed $500 million in revenue for 2016. TriMedx will invest more than $21.5 […]

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Electrical safety company growing in Zionsville

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Lewellyn Technology, an electrical safety company, will create up to 30 new high-wage jobs by 2021 as a part of its expansion in Boone County. The company will invest $1.5 million to expand and renovate its Zionsville headquarters to add a new training center for employees and clients. The construction […]

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Indiana brewing company to expand Midwest distribution

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Triton Brewing Company has plans to grow its brewing operation and expand distribution into Kentucky, Ohio and Illinois. Triton beers are sold in more than 1,500 local and national retailers statewide. By 2019, the brewing company will add up to 17 new full-time jobs that specialize in brewing, bottling and […]

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Steel processor expanding due to growing demand

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A steel processing company is growing its business in Crawfordsville and plans to create up to 21 new jobs by 2019. Steel Technologies LLC is working to keep up with the growth of the industry in the region. Indiana is the nation’s leading steel producer. “The added capabilities and increased […]

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Holcomb shares economic development plan with few funding details

By Rachel Hoffmeyer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Republican candidate for governor Eric Holcomb announced his economic agenda Tuesday but offered few new ideas and little information about how he would fund it. Holcomb’s proposal includes building a fourth port on the Ohio River, a $1 billion innovation and entrepreneurship plan, and growing the Regional Cities Initiative […]

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E-commerce company opens Plainfield fulfillment center

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — An e-commerce company that sells a wide range items, including garden supplies, sporting goods and baby products, plans to create 75 new jobs at a new distribution center by 2021. VMInnovations has renovated a Plainfield fulfillment center and in July began filling orders for its website as well as different […]

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New Kohl’s distribution center coming to Plainfield

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Kohl’s plans to open a new distribution center for online orders in Plainfield and create up to 300 new full-time jobs by 2018. “As the Crossroads of America, Indiana continues to prove why it is a national logistics leader,” Gov. Mike Pence said in a statement Friday. The national retailer […]

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Disaster loans available for August severe weather damage

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Howard and surrounding counties will be able to apply for low-interest disaster loans to aid rebuilding after last month’s severe weather. Gov. Mike Pence’s office announced Thursday that the loans are now available through the U.S. Small Business Administration. “Kokomo has been hit hard by severe weather in recent years,” […]

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