Dozens of companies across central Indiana are using programs aimed at middle- and high-school students to develop a pool of talented kids who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math to fill the growing number of jobs for which such skills are necessary.
A new annual survey of Indiana manufacturers found 38 percent of companies rate their overall performance as “healthy,” a drop of about 10 percentage points in a year.
Rolls-Royce Corp. is planning a wide-scale modernization of its Tibbs Avenue jet-engine plant in Indianapolis that would be part of an overall goal to invest nearly $600 million in its local operations over five years.
The global firm with extensive Indiana operations plans to occupy a 40,000-square-foot building to be constructed in the Purdue Research Park Aerospace District, a 980-acre technology park in West Lafayette.
When some employers want their people to innovate, they try putting a new twist on the old desk-computer-cubicle combo.
If a tailor-made tax credit is any indication, Rolls-Royce Group plans to spend at least $500 million modernizing its Tibbs Avenue jet-engine factory.
The Indianapolis-area Rolls-Royce production facilities will handle the bulk of the work for three contracts totaling up to $442 million.
Indianapolis-based employees have been offered voluntary severance packages as the global engine maker follows through on plans to eliminate about 2,600 positions company-wide.
The global firm is planning 2,600 job cuts over 18 months, primarily in its aerospace division. Its Indianapolis operations, which employ about 4,500 people, are devoted mostly to civil and defense aerospace work.
Nine workers at a Rolls-Royce aircraft-engine assembly plant near the Indianapolis International Airport were injured Friday when a tank of nitric acid exploded and filled the building with a cloud of corrosive vapor.
The company will supply 600 engines built in Indianapolis to Lockheed through 2025 for use in its C-130J Super Hercules aircraft.
Mozaffar Khazaee, a native of Iran who became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1991 and recently moved to Indianapolis, was arrested before he was able to board a connecting flight to Frankfurt.
Indianapolis manufacturing operations will provide cutting-edge engines for the latest generation of helicopter drones to be used by the U.S. Navy.
Indiana’s largest military contractors are questioning their future operations as they await word on whether the U.S. Department of Defense will lose up to $1 trillion in funding in the next decade.
A former senior project engineer at Rolls-Royce’s Indianapolis plant accused the company of selling parts to the government that it knew did not meet contractual specifications.