President-elect Donald Trump attacked the United Steelworkers union president who represents workers at Carrier in Indianapolis on Twitter Wednesday.
United Technologies chief executive Greg Hayes says a $16 million investment to limit outsourcing will increase automation, meaning "there will be fewer jobs."
Fewer jobs will be saved at Indianapolis’ Carrier factory than originally announced.
Authors of a recent study from the Indiana Business Research Center say the reports shows more investment in job training would go a long way.
Researchers hope their solution will reap big savings in fuel and production costs.
The trade agreement has support from most manufacturing business owners, as well as support from another of Indiana's industries: agriculture.
It's the largest investment the state has announced since late May.
Today's manufacturers are using lighter and less materials to make products cheaper and more efficient.
The state’s gross domestic product rose 3 percent – with manufacturing and agriculture driving most of that increase.
More than 300 workers will be impacted if the closure moves forward.