Saab said the facility will be used to manufacture a significant portion of the T-X advanced pilot training aircraft, which will help train future U.S. Air Force pilots for generations.
Indiana’s short-listed proposal—submitted by Purdue University and state officials—was one of 136 received by the USDA last year from 35 states. Relocating the two research divisions to Indiana could bring 570 federal jobs.
The facility would process maize straw from as many as 150,000 acres of cornfields annually into a peat moss substitute for agriculture and foam products for material science uses.
The Atlanta-based company said the expansion would double its processing capacity and add 56 jobs over the next few years.
The 5-year grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. aims to further advance Indiana’s northwest region as a leader in manufacturing, entrepreneurship, applied analytics and technology.
Indy Chamber President Michael Huber said the local bid package was “one of two that were personally handed to Jeff Bezos” by the Amazon team. The chamber is now repurposing some of the materials from the package for more economic development efforts.
The Lebanon City Council Monday night approved a tax break valued at $1.3 million for U.S. Corrugated Inc., which plans to open a 470,000-square-foot manufacturing facility.
California Custom Fruits, whose products include fruit bases for yogurts, will erect a 65,000-square-foot plant in the Greenwood Park at 65 South industrial park.
This year’s 2019 Stellar Communities Program designations will be announced Dec. 5. Last year, two regions were selected to receive state grants of at least $6.5 million each.
The company said the operation will be the first of its kind in the United States and use plastics from curbside recycling pickup in Indiana and Illinois, and from manufacturing waste.
BCforward is scheduled to announce the expansion Thursday morning during an economic development event at its offices at 9777 N. College Ave.
The announcement came Tuesday during a groundbreaking for the planned five-story, 120,000-square-foot office building at the southeast corner of Illinois Street and Fidelity Way.
Illinois-based Greenleaf Foods, which makes burgers, hot dogs, sausages and other vegetarian meat alternatives, plans to build a 230,000-square-foot plant at Interstate 74 and State Road 44.
Accutech Systems Corp., a wealth management software provider, said it intends to hire nearly 50 employees for jobs at the new headquarters.
Officials for the Indianapolis-based transmission giant tell city officials that the project would create 193 jobs that pay an average of $20.39 per hour, as well as help it retain current employees.
Viewrail—whose products include “floating stairs,” meaning the space underneath the staircase is open—is plowing $12 million into an expansion that will double its production space.
The construction of the plant in southwestern Indiana is still on course following the resolution of a dispute with the Internal Revenue Service, the facility's developers said.