We’re Seeking an Office Manager!

Working at the Economic Development Corporation of Wayne County is more than just a job, it is a dedication to the community. The work of our organization helps to drive change and positively impact Wayne County through business, community, and workforce development efforts. The office manager is a key team member that supports the rest […]

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EDC of Wayne County Celebrates 2020 Highlights

The Economic Development Corporation of Wayne County hosted an awards celebration to highlight 2020 activities, programs, and initiatives. Board Chair, Randy Templin provided highlights of 2020, including the importance of support to local businesses related to COVID-19, Phillips Tube Group’s decision to locate in Wayne County, and a new five-year strategic plan to help drive […]

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New Machinery will Allow Primex Design and Fabrication to Expand Product Line

Primex Design and Fabrication, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Primex Plastics Corporation is investing $1.3 million in a new digital printer to enhance their product line and expand their customer base. The company will receive a $20,000 Economic Development Income Tax (EDIT) Grant from the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of Wayne County, Indiana. They can use […]

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Wayne County Small Businesses Receive COVID-19 Grant Assistance

(Richmond, Indiana) – Wayne County small businesses are receiving financial assistance made possible by a $250,000 grant awarded to Wayne County from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA). Thirty-four businesses will receive up to a $10,000 grant from the OCRA Wayne County Small Business Grant Program. Jeff Plasterer, Wayne County Commissioner, and […]

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East Central Indiana to Apply for up to $50 Million in READI Grant Funds

MUNCIE, Indiana – The East Central Indiana Regional Partnership (ECIRP) will apply for the state’s Regional Economic Acceleration Development Initiative (READI) program, which could result in up to $50 million in local funding. The region includes seven East Central Indiana counties – Blackford, Delaware, Grant, Henry, Jay, Randolph and Wayne. READI, which was announced in […]

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Economic Development is All About Partnerships

The phrase ‘economic development’ is often used to describe a wide variety of activities, which sometimes causes the true value and meaning of economic development to be obscured. READ MORE #EconDevWeek #EDW2021 #INEconDevWeek

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Incentives – Winning at the Rules of Economic Development

Basketball may not have been invented in Indiana, but Hoosiers have learned how to play the game with the best. The same applies to economic development and the use of incentives: we didn’t invent the game, but we intend to compete with the best players. READ MORE #EconDevWeek #EDW2021 #INEconDevWeek

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