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September 12, 2017

 

historical marker

Display To Honor Ind. City’s History As Birthplace Of Coke Bottles

The fiberglass bottles will be displayed around the city starting next year.

September 11, 2017

 

honda

State Trade Mission Heads To Japan, Indiana’s Top Foreign Investor

The Asian nation backs more business in Indiana than in any other state – especially in the automotive sector, at Honda, Toyota, Subaru and their suppliers.

August 16, 2017

 

Richard

Trump’s Ends Manufacturing Council, ‘Last Straw’ For Ind. Labor

Indiana AFL-CIO president Brett Voorhies says labor leaders gave Trump the benefit of the doubt when he was elected. They've been disappointed so far.

June 12, 2017

 

A military serviceman looks for a seat at a state summit on hiring veterans last year.

Manufacturers Take Recruitment Of Veterans Into Own Hands

Conexus Indiana will partner with five big Indiana firms to run a new vet-focused jobs site that could eventually expand to other industries.

June 5, 2017

 

steel sheet

DOE Funds Purdue Research On Making Energy-Efficient Sheet Metals

The three-year project will focus on how to add larger amounts of silicon, which helps conserve energy, to the small steel components of electric motors.

April 29, 2017

 

A worker helps assemble a truck trailer at Wabash National's Lafayette factory.

No Quick Fix: Workforce Training Bill Aims For Long-Term Overhaul

Indiana lags in training enough workers to fill thousands of open manufacturing jobs – and some say reforms passed this year won't help fix that fast enough.

April 5, 2017

 

A worker assembles caskets on a factory floor in Batesville.

Regulatory, Workforce Worries Amplified For Indiana Manufacturers

President Donald Trump is touting a new survey that shows record optimism among factory owners – a rosier picture than a similar Ind. survey painted last fall.

March 24, 2017

 

Eli Lilly Corporate Center

Eli Lilly To Invest $85 Million In Indianapolis Manufacturing

The expansion will allow Eli Lilly to increase the manufacturing of Trulicity, a diabetes product the company launched a couple years ago.

March 24, 2017

 

After two consecutive months of declines, the private sector added jobs in February.

Indiana Unemployment Rate Rises For First Time In 13 Months

The Hoosier unemployment rate ticked up by one-tenth of a percent to 4.1 percent last month.

March 22, 2017

 

Caleb Pierson looks over a cabinet project he designed for Heartwood Manufacturing. Pierson is a graduate of a Batesville High School program that teaches manufacturing skills.

Manufacturing Companies Need More Workers? Look To The Schools

Manufacturing jobs require specialized training, so companies having a hard time filling open positions are finding new opportunities to teach workers.

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