A region with deep roots in collaboration today submitted a $49.5 million grant proposal to the State of Indiana to support $378 million in projects to stimulate housing, regional amenities, workforce training, and innovation. The ambitious plan was developed through a collaboration of communities, non-profit organizations, and employers who are located ...
September 30, 2021Katia Hatter
PLAINFIELD, Ind. – Duke Energy has awarded $90,000 to 18 Indiana economic development groups for the 2021 Marketing Partnership Program. Each group was awarded $5,000. “Duke Energy is committed to strengthening collaborative efforts with our local and regional economic development partners,” said Erin Schneider, Indiana director of economic development for Duke ...
April 7, 2021Katia Hatter
The following article was written and published by Barbara King in the December 2020 edition of the North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun newspaper. Throughout 2020, women and men across our nation celebrated and marked the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment which gave women the right to vote. It was ...
March 22, 2021Katia Hatter
Small business support grants of up to $10,000 are coming down the pipeline for Jennings County businesses through the Jennings County Economic Development Commission (JCEDC). The county has been awarded $250,000 of COVID-19 Response funds through a competitive grant by the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affair (OCRA). The ...
August 31, 2020Katia Hatter
Eckhart, Inc. Acquires Indiana based Gasper Engineering, Inc. February 05, 2019 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time WARREN, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eckhart, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Gasper Engineering, a full service industrial automation systems integrator and specialty machine builder located in North Vernon, Indiana. Eckhart is an Industry 4.0 leader that designs, ...
May 14, 2019Trish Speer
Manufacturer Doubling Jennings County Footprint Posted: Apr 11, 2019 9:22 AM EDTUpdated: Apr 11, 2019 9:22 AM EDT By Andy Ober, Assistant Managing Editor CONNECT The company has operations in Indiana and Alabama. NORTH VERNON -North Vernon-based Decatur Plastics Products has announced plans to expand its Jennings County operations and create up to 70 jobs by 2021. ...
April 11, 2019Trish Speer
Manufacturing Day was October 17 A special thank you to all of our area companies for hosting events for the day. Special thanks to our sponsors:
October 2, 2018Lindsey Christy
GT Industries, Inc - North Vernon is now accepting applications online for job opportunities within their company. To view these opportunities, please visit their website at: www.midwayproducts.com. Go to the Employment tab and select View Job Openings. Click on Search Open Jobs tab from the top menu bar, Click in the ...
February 3, 2017Trish Speer
12/5/2016 12:36:00 PM EDC focuses on job seekers Jennings-Jackson joint program to offer skills classes in advanced manufacturing field Sharon Hamilton The Jennings County Economic Development Commission has received a $250,000 grant that will be used to provide problem-focused strategies to help area residents find and maintain employment. The grant is shared jointly between the ...
December 5, 2016Trish Speer
October 12, 2016, Southfield, Mich. - Metaldyne Performance Group (NYSE: MPG), a leading providerof highly engineered components for use in powertran and suspension applications for the global light, comercial and industrial vehicle markets, announced plans today to expand its operations in North Vernon, Ind., creating up to 126 new jobs by ...
October 12, 2016Trish Speer