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[DWD] September 1-7 Proclaimed Workforce Development Week

NDIANAPOLIS (September 2, 2016) – Governor Pence officially proclaimed September 1-7, 2016 as Workforce Development Week (view the proclamation), which recognizes and raises awareness for the many organizations, training professionals and public programs that are preparing the Hoosier workforce to fill the one-million-plus jobs projected to become available over the next decade. This is also an opportunity for Hoosiers to discover the many training programs and career-development opportunities available right in their local community. “I extend my gratitude to the thousands of educators and workforce professionals who strengthen Indiana’s workforce through helping Hoosiers learn new skills,…

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[IEDC] Indiana’s TinderBox Rolls Out New Brand, Plans to Hire 200+ at Global Headquarters

– IEDC Indiana Economic Development Corporation President Jim Schellinger and Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett joined executives of TinderBox today as the company announced plans to significantly scale up its sales and marketing software solutions operations, rebranding as Octiv and creating hundreds of new high-wage jobs in the next five years. “Indiana has established itself as a top state for business, helping to spark increased innovation and entrepreneurship across the state,” said Governor Mike Pence. “As a state, we are committed to helping accelerate that growth by investing $1 billion over…

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[IEDC] Mike Pence announces $1 billion investment to innovation and entrepreneurship

– IEDC On July 14, 2016, Governor Mike Pence announced plans to invest $1 billion over the next 10 years to advance innovation and entrepreneurship in Indiana. During remarks at the eighth annual Innovation Showcase in Indianapolis, Governor Pence outlined a proposal to strengthen and accelerate Hoosier innovation through strategic partnerships, ensuring that Indiana plays a leading role in solving 21st century challenges while supporting long-term economic growth, job creation and talent attraction. “As a state, we have worked diligently to establish a pro-growth business climate in Indiana and our…

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[IEDC] Japan-Based Auto Supplier Grows Production in Gibson County

– IEDC Toyota Boshoku Indiana, an automotive component manufacturer, announced plans today to expand its production operations here, resulting in the creation of up to 160 new jobs. “International companies like Toyota Boshoku Indiana are helping to drive growth in Indiana’s economy today,” said Governor Mike Pence. “As a leading manufacturing state, Indiana is attracting global companies that need an affordable, low-tax state to build their products. That’s especially true of Japanese manufacturers like Toyota Boshoku, which together provide more than 53,000 quality jobs for Hoosiers across the state. These…

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[IEDC] Michigan-Based Manufacturer Adding Automotive Product Lines, 80 Jobs in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, Ind. (April 11, 2016) – Continental Structural Plastics (CSP) Inc., a tier 1 automotive supplier specializing in vehicle lightweighting technologies, announced plans today to expand its operations in Huntington, creating up to 80 new jobs by 2020.   “Indiana is a global leader in advanced manufacturing,” said Governor Mike Pence. “CSP’s growth speaks volumes about this company and its talented Hoosier employees. The fact that Indiana is the home of the nation’s largest concentration of manufacturing jobs is a source of pride for this state. As CSP grows its…

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