Greater Evansville News
Spoiler Alert! This update includes the expansion of Evansville's Fortune 500 company, business & community outlook survey results, an exciting new construction project at Innovation Pointe and more!Read more »
Funded through a community crowdsourcing grant headed, by the Franklin Street Events Association and the Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville, nearly $60,000 was raised to purchase the trolley, affectionately referred to as TED (Trolley of Evansville Districts). TED arrived in February, and he is getting ready for his big debut this weekend, with a new vinyl wrap job from Signarama Evansville, sponsored by Lefler Collision and Glass.Read more »
The Business & Community Outlook survey was sent to mid to senior level executives in Vanderburgh County to learn more about current and future needs of their companies. The Growth Alliance has a genuine interest in seeing local businesses succeed and we want to stay abreast of concerns and trends in attraction and retention of employees, satisfaction of local services, potential barriers to business success and expansion, etc.
Today, Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE:BERY) announced plans to expand its manufacturing operations in downtown Evansville, Indiana, by investing $70 million dollars in new equipment and creating up to 150 new jobs by 2020. The Company will be hiring to fill the newly created openings, which include both entry-level manufacturing and skilled trade positions. Interested applicants may apply online at the company’s website at http://www.berryglobal.com/careers.Read more »
The Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville announces the appointment of twelve community leaders to its Board of Directors.
“Our newest members embody the spirit of community and bring talent, expertise and energy to the table. We are fortunate to have them by our side as we continue to grow and strengthen the greater Evansville community,” said Growth Alliance Board Chair, Rick Schulz.Read more »
In November of this year, cafe space will be for lease at Innovation Pointe. With a prime Main Street location, in the heart of Downtown Evansville, the cafe comes with a number of unbeatable amenities at a price you won't believe! Contact the Growth Alliance today for a tour of the facility and further information.Read more »
Warehouse Services Inc. (WSI), a global third-party logistics provider, announced plans today to expand operations in Evansville to accommodate a centralized distribution center for TaylorMade Golf Company, creating 52 new jobs by 2019.Read more »
Imperial Fastener and Industrial Supply, a division of Haggard & Stocking Company, announced plans today to expand operations in Evansville. Currently located on Bergdolt Road, the industrial supplier will invest $1.5 million to construct a new 23,700 square-foot warehouse and office space at 4814 Spring Street.Read more »
Polyram Group, a global producer of raw materials for the plastics industry, will locate its first U.S. production facility in Vanderburgh County, with plans to create more than 50 new jobs by 2022.Read more »
A jaw-dropping, 25 minute fireworks display sponsored by Tropicana Evansville and the Tri-State Area Ford Dealerships will begin at approximately 9:00 p.m.Read more »