Purdue University's Manufacturing Extension Partnership has launched a program designed to highlight manufacturing's contributions to Indiana's economy and raise awareness of products made in the state. The "Made in Indiana" initiative includes company profile pages on MEP's website and social media platforms.
MCEDC releases a year end report providing a glimpse into its activities, the impact of the organization, and the accomplishments and roles played in various economic development projects throughout 2011. The report focuses on business expansion; business retention; business attraction and marketing; entrepreneurial development; and community, community, advocacy and infrastructure.
On January 13th, the MCEDC Board of Directors sent a letter to State Representative Nancy Dembowski in support of the Right-to-Work (RTW) legislation.
In December 2011, NIPSCO in conjunction with the Midwest Independent Transmission Systems Operator (MISO) announced plans to construct a 100 mile, 345 kilovolt transmission line between White and La Grange counties. The $270 million transmission line is planned to go through Marshall County.
Purdue University North Central is currently recruiting high-tech startup companies to participate in a system wide initiative called Interns for Indiana. Interns for Indiana is a competitive program that assists startup companies by partially funding high quality undergraduate interns.