Ivy Tech Richmond, Wayne County EDC Sponsor National Manufacturing Day Event for 130 area high school students in career centered programs

Richmond, Ind. –  October 7 is National Manufacturing Day (MFG Day). Ivy Tech Richmond and the Wayne County Economic Development Corporation joined forces with the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, Ahaus Tool and Engineering, Belden Wire & Cable, Osborn International, Janesville Acoustics, and Contract Industrial Tooling (CIT) to offer 130 high school students from the […]

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Blue Buffalo Breaks Ground On New Manufacturing and R&D Facility in Richmond, Indiana

Richmond, Indiana, Sept. 22, 2016 – State of Indiana Lt. Governor Eric Holcomb presided over today’s ground breaking for Blue Buffalo Company’s (Nasdaq:BUFF) newest Heartland manufacturing and R&D facility to be located in Richmond, IN. (View video of event here.) “Job creators across the country continue to choose Indiana because of our low-costs, minimal regulations and […]

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Indiana Attracts Connecticut-Based Pet Food Manufacturer, 150+ Hoosier Jobs

RICHMOND, Ind. (May 31, 2016) – Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ: BUFF), the nation’s leading producer of natural pet foods, announced plans today to establish a new manufacturing facility for its wholly-owned subsidiary Heartland Pet Food in Richmond, creating up to 165 new jobs in Indiana. “I’m excited to welcome Blue Buffalo to Indiana, which […]

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Israel-Based Auto Supplier Selects Indiana for First North American Operations

HATZOR, Israel (Jan. 26, 2016) – Indiana Secretary of Commerce Victor Smith joined Omen USA, a manufacturer of aluminum parts for the automotive industry, at the company’s Israeli headquarters today to announce its plans to locate its first North American production facility in Richmond, Indiana, creating up to 100 new jobs by 2019. “Omen USA […]

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Grafcor, Inc. Expanding, Creating 33 New Jobs at Richmond Facility

Grafcor, Incorporated, a large format printer and a division of Innomark Communications, will receive $105,000 in an Economic Development Income Tax (EDIT) Grant from the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of Wayne County, Indiana. Innomark Communications plans to relocate a screen printing operation from a facility in Kentucky to the Grafcor plant located at 601 NW […]

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Hill’s Pet Nutrition Builds Training Center at Richmond Facility to Increase Workforce Skills

Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc., a large scale producer of pet nutrition for companion animals and a division of Colgate-Palmolive, will receive $10,000 in an Economic Development Income Tax (EDIT) Grant from the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of Wayne County, Indiana.  Hill’s Pet Nutrition, located at 2325 Union Pike in Richmond, will invest more than $500,000 […]

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Perpetual Recycling Solutions Plans to Invest $5.2 Million in New Machinery, Building Improvements, and Employee Training

Perpetual Recycling Solutions, LLC, located at 1561 NW 11th Street in Richmond, will receive $25,000 in an Economic Development Income Tax (EDIT) Grant from the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of Wayne County, Indiana.  The company plans to invest $5.2 million for new equipment, outdoor and building improvements, and employee training. The project will strengthen the […]

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Janesville Acoustics Announces New Jobs and New Location in Richmond

Janesville Acoustics, a unit of Milwaukee-headquartered Jason Industries, Inc., announced plans to establish a manufacturing plant in Richmond, creating up to 87 new jobs by 2016. The company plans to invest $10.62 million to lease, renovate and equip a portion of the Osborn building located in the Midwest Industrial Park at 2350 Salisbury Road. You […]

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Hagerstown Students Test for Work Ready Community

Wayne County took a big step toward their Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC) designation. Juniors and seniors at Hagerstown High School took ACT’s WorkKeys skills assessment test which will help them identify their strengths and potential career paths. The test results from the students will count toward the county’s effort to earn the CWRC designation. […]

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