Economic Development News

Milwaukee Tool Chooses Johnson County for New Service Hub, 450+ New Jobs

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

This new centralized repair facility will complement the company’s other service hub in Greenwood, Mississippi; both will act as the main axis points for the company’s service operations for users around the nation.

Workforce Training Grant Funding Available to Employers

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

The Next Level Jobs training program allows employers to skill-up current employees and recruit candidates with little to no experience.

Aspire COVID Impact Survey Shows Area Businesses Struggle Yet Endure

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

The survey, conducted April 18-24, involved 100 businesses representing 6,200 full-time and 3,500 part-time jobs.

Support Local Business By Purchasing Aspire Express eGift Cards

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

Open and temporarily closed businesses can sell digital gift cards online; sales revenue fully deposited at point of sale, not redemption.

Aspire Announces New Vice President of Economic Development

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

Amanda Rubadue to manage business attraction, expansion efforts in growing Johnson County.

Indiana Climbs Among Growth States

By Inside Indiana Business

The Hoosier state appears to be bucking the trend of people fleeing the Midwest, according to the do-it-yourself mover U-Haul.

Energizer Plans Hundreds of Jobs for Franklin

By Inside Indiana Business

The company plans to invest more than $62 million to equip the shell building at Franklin Tech Park and create 440 jobs.

Whiteland Breaks Ground on Industrial Project

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

The development will include modern industrial buildings designed for logistics, advanced manufacturing and related uses.

Cummins Plans $35 Million Investment in Greenwood

By Indianapolis Business Journal

Plans include constructing a 100,000-square-foot office building at Interstate 65 and County Line Road in Greenwood.

Poynter Sheet Metal to Expand in Greenwood

By Inside Indiana Business

The $4.2 million project includes a 54,000-square-foot addition to the existing facility, new equipment and 40 new employees within the next two years.

Fruit Company Selects Greenwood for New Plant

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

California Custom Fruits and Flavors provides custom fruit and flavor ingredients to the dairy, bakery, beverage and food service industries.

Amazon Selects Greenwood for New Center

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

The new $80 million packaging and distribution facility that is expected to create 1,250 full-time jobs.

Biotech Company Plans Long-Term Growth, R&D

By Indiana Economic Development Corporation

The company, which develops pharmaceutical and diagnostic biological reagents, is investing $1.5 million to expand and renovate its nearly 3,000-square foot facility in Franklin.

Racing Component, Engine Company Moving to Franklin

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

Rapid Prototype primarily produces racing components for their largest customer - Indy Car Penske.