New Albany-based Kemper Foods International LLC announced Tuesday morning that it will expand its food-production center in
southeast Indiana, creating more than 350 new jobs by 2012.
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.
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Development Commission approved a 10-year tax abatement Wednesday afternoon for a controversial
public-private plan to redevelop a vacant downtown office building.
Greenwood-based Avram Worldwide said today that it will expand its headquarters and distribution operations in the city, and
plans to create 78 jobs by 2013.
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.
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.
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.
Jobs created by the new manufacturing plant have been offset by losses elsewhere in the community, and related development
remains scarce. But local officials remain optimistic about Honda’s long-term impact.
Marion County economic development officials are proud of their latest headquarters attraction. Bowen Engineering Corp.
will inject 103 high-paying jobs into the Indianapolis economy immediately. And over time, the company expects
to add another 138. Their average salaries will top $70,000. The deal didn’t require Mayor Greg Ballard
to travel to Japan, or even to another state. Bowen Engineering is moving all of 8.4 miles, from its former
home in Fishers to the 8800 block of North Meridian Street.