Chris Baggott has spent the past year and a half raising cattle, pigs and chickens on pasture, rather than conventional feed grain, and without the use of hormones or antibiotics.
Billy Werth’s passion for flying has landed him two jobs that pay the bills–as commercial pilot with Chautauqua Airlines and a major in the Air Force Reserves at Grissom Air Reserve Base in Peru. His third job is just for fun. Since 2006, Werth has owned an acrobatic flying company called Grayout Aerosports.
Greenfield-based Irving Materials Inc.’s purchase of Rock Industries in Peru brings its total number of mining operations in Indiana to 18. Rock Industries operates quarries in Peru and Plymouth.
The New Jersey-based pharmaceutical research company is seeking state and local incentives as part of the expansion, which would include a new laboratory, set to be finished in 2016. Covance already employs 565 workers at the site.
Nearly two years after federal agents raided furniture maker University Loft Co.’s Hancock County plant, the once-fast-growing firm is seeing business bounce back.
Fortville manufacturer plans $3.3 million expansion
Vice President Joe Biden was in Greenfield, about 25 miles east of Indianapolis, on Wednesday morning to visit an EnerDel plant that received a $118.5 million Recovery Act grant in 2009 to expand its lithium-ion battery production.
Consolidation of Central Indiana Power and Hancock Telecom will become official on Jan. 1. It took a change in state law to allow the merger to proceed.
The Hancock County community is drawing interest because of recent hiring in the area and a strong population of seniors.