The office of Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced the plans Thursday in Milan during the governor's three-day economic development trip to Italy.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch are planning international economic development trips to help strengthen the state’s automotive and agriculture industries.
Gov. Eric Holcomb and state economic development officials have been pushing Infosys in a series of meetings to make Indianapolis a major training campus for the thousands of employees it plans to hire across the country.
Indiana's governor is planning economic development trips to Israel and Europe that will include taking the first nonstop commercial flight from Paris to Indianapolis.
Back from a three-day trip to Canada that included meetings with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Gov. Eric Holcomb told IBJ he's confident Indiana's strong trade relationship with the country is poised to grow despite uncertainty about the future of trade between Canada and the U.S.
Holcomb and his top economic development official, Commerce Secretary Jim Schellinger, traveled to 11 countries and 31 cities in 2017.
The governor helped persuade India-based outsourcing firm Infosys to establish offices in Indianapolis, got skeptical GOP lawmakers to fund a direct flight between Indianapolis and Paris, and signed an agreement to deepen economic ties with Japan.
Indiana already has a burgeoning aerospace industry with players such as Rolls-Royce, GE Aviation, and Raytheon Co., but economic development officials say further growth is possible.
The governor's office announced Friday that the visit to Hungary will include meetings with government officials and business executives in Budapest.
During the trip, Holcomb will meet with government officials in London as well as potential investors in Indiana's top business sectors, including advanced manufacturing.
Tom Linebarger points to the company’s Seymour plant where 800 employees produce high-speed diesel engines—70 percent of which are exported globally—as a key reason he believes free trade is good for the Hoosier worker.
Indiana commerce officials are showing support for companies based in the United Kingdom as they face financial and political uncertainty after Brexit—the country’s vote to leave the European Union.
Japan’s largest steel producer announced plans Tuesday to open a subsidiary in Shelbyville in a plant that is expected to be fully operational by spring 2018.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's travels promoting Indiana as a business haven have been paid for by companies that donated more than $2.1 million to the state's economic development efforts.
The office of Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann said she'll lead a delegation of 18 people from Indiana agri-businesses and the state's agriculture and rural affairs agencies.
The governor has meetings planned with General Motors CEO Mary Barra and executives of other companies, including Honda, Subaru, Fiat Chrysler, and Toyota.