Earlier this month, the Obama administration released its estimate of the impact of the fiscal stimulus on job creation.
In the worst recession since the Great Depression, it must be difficult to broker business expansions. But
IEDI’s making no excuses for the city’s job creation and retention figures. In fact, it’s touting them.
Japanese culture will be on display at the Indiana State Fair next year. Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels announced today, while
traveling on a economic development mission in Japan, that the Asian country will be featured in its own exhibit at the fair
for the first time in 2010.
Chicago-based LKQ Corp., a supplier of replacement and aftermarket automotive parts, will establish a distribution center
in Plainfield with plans to create up to 30 jobs by 2011, the company announced this morning.
The so-called Shelbyville site Harley-Davidson is considering for a new assembly plant actually isn’t in Shelbyville,
but rather in an unincorporated portion of Shelby County near the Marion County line.
Indianapolis-based information technology consultant Apparatus Inc. plans to expand its local operations and create up to
130 jobs by 2012, the company announced this morning.
Central Indiana’s chances for landing a Harley-Davidson motorcycle plant have been improved by the elimination of Kansas
City from the list of potential sites.
Indianapolis-based University Loft Co. expects to add 30 full-time jobs at its Greenfield manufacturing facility thanks to
a federal pact with the U.S. Marine Corps. The company recently was awarded a multi-million-dollar contract to supply metal
furniture for the Marine Corps’ Camp Lejeune base in North Carolina.
Cities must woo people while they’re young—in their 20s or early 30s—because after that age, people tend
to hunker down. The Indianapolis area apparently appeals to at least two key groups of young people—particularly those
already married, according to a new study by researchers at IUPUI.