Greater Evansville News
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Vanderburgh County Commissioners gathered for a groundbreaking today, announcing the construction of a new 100,000 square-foot shell building situated on 12.15 acres in the Vanderburgh Industrial Park. Once complete, the adaptable structure will aid in the attraction of new businesses wanting to act fast and move quickly into a new building adequately fit to modern building codes.Read more »
EnCom Polymers, Inc., a rapidly growing custom compounder of high performance polymers serving multiple industries, announced plans today to expand its headquarters here by integrating volume from out-of-state production locations to Evansville, creating 56 new jobs by 2021. The privately-owned business will invest more than $14.9 million to purchase and upgrade the 58,000-square-foot building at 4825 N. Sprint St. in Evansville that it is currently leasing.Read more »
Friday, July 6th, from 10:00am to 2:00pm, the Vanderburgh County Commissioners and the Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse Foundation are hosting the “Bicentennial Birthday Bash” on the grounds of the Old Courthouse. The event is part of the Old Courthouse Lunch on the Lawn series and free for the community to attend.Read more »
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 »