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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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Attorneys, financial planners to offer advice at free event

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosiers can receive free financial and legal advice during an upcoming event hosted by the Secretary of State’s office. Financial planners, attorneys and medical clinicians will be on hand to provide guidance at Straight Answer Saturday. “Many citizens don’t know where to turn when it comes to important questions about […]

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Federal disaster loans requested for Howard County after severe weather

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Mike Pence has requested federal low-interest disaster loans for Howard County after last month’s severe weather. If declared, nearby counties of Cass, Carroll, Clinton, Tipton, Grant and Miami would also quality for the loans. “The storms that began Aug. 24 hit many counties,” Pence said in a statement, “and […]

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Auto supply company brings new jobs to Carmel

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Auto supply company Moriden America is expanding its Indiana operations and plans to create up to 32 new jobs in Carmel by 2017. “Locating in Indiana allows us access to a broad base of customers within close proximity to our facility,” Sumio Imori, the company’s vice president, said in a […]

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