News Release

Regional Careers Website Launches in Eastern Indiana

Companies in Jay, Randolph, and Wayne counties now have a new way to connect with prospective employees as a result of a partnership between the three counties. Hoosier Opportunity (www.hoosieropportunity.com) is a new website where companies in the three-county area can post positions free of charge. Applicants from anywhere can create a profile, upload a […]

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TBK America, Inc. Adds Product Line and Jobs

TBK America, Inc., located in Phase I of the Midwest Industrial Park at 3700 West Industries Road in Richmond, will expand investing over $1.8 million and creating 21 new full-time jobs. The Japanese-based company is an automotive supplier manufacturing water pumps used in large truck engines for Tier 1 companies all over the world. The […]

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Vandor Corporation Expands Investing $1.8 Million and Creating 30 New Jobs

Vandor Corporation, Inc., located at 4251 West Industries Road in Richmond, is investing $1.8 million to purchase new equipment to expand their funeral products division. The new equipment will allow the company to add a line to produce standard value hardwood caskets. As a result of the project the company will create 30 new full-time […]

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Richmond Casting Company Invests in New Machinery

Richmond, IN (February 6, 2017) – Richmond Casting Company, a gray and ductile iron casting facility, will receive a $10,000 Economic Development Income Tax (EDIT) grant from the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of Wayne County, Indiana.  Richmond Casting Company, located at 1775 Rich Road in Richmond, is purchasing a new molding machine. The machine produces […]

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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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