Benchmark Products Inc., a local manufacturer of metal-finishing chemicals, will combine with a Bedford, Ohio, company and
keep its headquarters and production in Indianapolis. The combined company will be renamed Asterion LLC.
Telic Corp., a developer and manufacturer of United States military equipment, announced Thursday it will invest more than
$1.2 million in the former Newport Chemical Depot in western Indiana, creating up to 500 jobs.
General Motors Co. will announce later this week that it will draw from its government funding to pay the cost of buying a
chunk of troubled parts supplier Delphi Corp., a person briefed on the company’s finances said Wednesday.
Evansville-based Accuride Corp. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday as part of a restructuring of debt.
Caterpillar Inc. plans to lay off about 100 workers from an Indiana engine plant where it has already cut hundreds of jobs.
Whirlpool Corp. has notified state officials that it will continue to operate its refrigeration product development center
in Evansville that employs nearly 300 people.