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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Saft strengthens its energy storage business with the acquisition of Go Electric

Paris, June 17th, 2019 – Saft has acquired 100 percent of the shares of Go Electric Inc., a leading US-based developer of distributed energy resiliency solutions for microgrids and Commercial & Industrial customers.

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Posted on: June 8, 2019

A new start in life: Second class graduates through AAMP

By Ken de la Bastide | The Herald Bulletin | Jun 8, 2019

ANDERSON — The second group of graduates from the Anderson Advanced Manufacturing Program will start a new chapter in their lives.

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Source: Herald Bulletin Economic Development
Posted on: March 5, 2019

Orientation set for city's first jobs program

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Project to help applicants to upgrade their workforce skills

By Ken de la Bastide | The Herald Bulletin | March 5, 2019

ANDERSON – The orientation session for the first class to prepare local residents for advanced manufacturing jobs is set for Friday.

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Source: Herald Bulletin Economic Development
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Anderson starts internship program for skilled labor

City giving $120,000 for program

By Ken de la Bastide | The Herald Bulletin | Feb 11, 2019

ANDERSON – Helping to prepare local residents for advanced manufacturing jobs is the goal of a new program unveiled by Anderson Mayor Thomas Broderick Jr.

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Source: Herald Bulletin Economic Development
Posted on: October 26, 2018

Italpollina celebrates grand opening in Anderson

Company planning for future expansion

By Ken de la Bastide | The Herald Bulletin

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Source: Herald Bulletin Economic Development
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Sirmax dedicates Anderson headquarters

Company plans to double size of plant by 2018

By Ken de la Bastide | The Herald Bulletin

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Source: Herald Bulletin Economic Development
Posted on: August 29, 2017

Freight Company Expanding in Anderson

By Alex Brown, Multimedia Journalist

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Source: Inside INdiana Business Economic Development
Posted on: August 25, 2017

Anderson Center Opens 'World of Opportunity'

Aug 25, 2017
By Andy Ober, Assistant Managing Editor

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Source: Inside INdiana Business Economic Development
Posted on: June 7, 2017

NTK breaks ground for $98 million facility in Anderson

Company provides $10,000 for two ACS scholarships

By Ken de la Bastide | The Herald Bulletin | Jun 7, 2017

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Source: Herald Bulletin Economic Development
Posted on: May 30, 2017

Retailers showing interest in Edgewood Plaza

Potential anchor store being sought

By Ken de la Bastide | The Herald Bulletin | May 30, 2017

ANDERSON — City leaders continued their efforts this past week to attract retailers to the former Edgewood Plaza area.

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Source: Herald Bulletin Economic Development
Posted on: May 13, 2017

City gets new economic carrot to entice businesses

By Ken de la Bastide | The Herald Bulletin | May 13, 2017

ANDERSON — Eight communities served by the Indiana Municipal Power Agency may soon have a new tool in their economic development tool box.

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Source: Herald Bulletin Economic Development
Posted on: February 2, 2017

Anderson University launches debt repayment program for young entrepreneurs

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In partnership with public and private organizations, Anderson University has launched Anderson Now, a program designed to offer school loan repayment for graduates of Indiana colleges and universities who start or relocate a business in Anderson, Ind.

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Madison County Makes Play For 50k Jobs

By Dan McGowan, Senior Writer/Reporter, Inside INdiana Business

ANDERSON - The executive director of the Madison County Corp. for Economic Development says the organization is turning to "purposeful" marketing in an attempt to pursue business and jobs.

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Source: Inside INdiana Business Economic Development
Posted on: January 9, 2017

Purdue Polytechnic Institute opens today in Anderson

Technology education moving into the future of Anderson

By Ken de la Bastide | The Herald Bulletin Jan 9, 2017

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Source: Herald Bulletin Economic Development
Posted on: November 21, 2016

Flagship Enterprise Center Tops $10 Million in Loans

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Flagship Enterprise Center (Anderson, IN) announced its Loan Program has exceeded the $10 million mark in total loans closed.

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

Italpollina looking to future growth in Anderson: Facility to open in 2017

By Ken de la Bastide | The Herald Bulletin | Aug 10, 2016

ANDERSON – With the shell of the building that will house the Italpollina factory and U.S. headquarters in the background, CEO Luca Bonini said this is the first step.

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Source: Herald Bulletin Economic Development
Posted on: July 31, 2016

Vesuvius, co-working space that erupts in creativity

Co-working space looks to offer community, camaraderie for local entrepreneurs

By Christopher Stephens | The Herald Bulletin | July 31, 2016

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Source: Herald Bulletin Economic Development
Posted on: June 28, 2016

Environmental cleanup starts on westside brownfield: State removing underground tanks

By Ken de la Bastide | The Herald Bulletin June 27, 2016

ANDERSON – Work has started on the removal of underground storage tanks at the site of a former gas station on the west side of Edgewood Plaza.

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Source: Herald Bulletin Economic Development
Posted on: June 10, 2016

Purdue Polytechnic rising on former GM site

$17 million facility to open in January

By Ken de la Bastide | The Herald Bulletin | Jun 10, 2016

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Source: Herald Bulletin Economic Development
Posted on: April 29, 2016

Purdue Polytechnic Institute Anderson receives $500,000 donation

SMC Corporation of America, a leading global pneumatics and industrial automation components manufacturer, has made an in-kind donation to Purdue Polytechnic Institute Anderson to support its new campus under construction in Anderson, Indiana.

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 27, 2016

Anderson Municipal Airport Leads Innovation, Commits to Swift Fuel Unleaded Avgas

(Anderson, IN)—Anderson Municipal Airport- Darlington Field (KAID) recently announced they have taken a leadership position in aviation fuels by augmenting operations to support the sale of unleaded avgas.

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 13, 2016

Go Electric gets $4M boost: 5-year-old company expanding in Anderson

By Ken de la Bastide The Herald Bulletin Mar 13, 2016

ANDERSON — A company that started operations in Anderson in 2011 has received a $4 million investment.

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Source: Herald Bulletin Economic Development
Posted on: January 26, 2016

Italpollina to build North American Headquarters in Anderson, Indiana

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Mayor Thomas Broderick and Luca Bonini, Italpollina’s chief executive officer, proudly announce the arrival of Italpollina’s North American headquarters to Anderson, Indiana.

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 21, 2015

City Hosts First HireAnderson Job Fair: New Job Opportunities in Anderson highlighted

The City of Anderson is pleased to invite Anderson residents to City Hall for the HireAnderson Job Fair on October 14, 2015 from 11am to 3pm.

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 15, 2015

Construction underway at new Purdue Polytechnic Anderson

Official: New facility will help redefine higher education

By Stuart Hirsch | The Herald Bulletin | Sep 15, 2015

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Source: Herald Bulletin Economic Development
Posted on: September 4, 2015

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) accepting applications

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) teaches middle and high school go-getters how to start and run their own, REAL businesses. Start as a student, finish as a CEO! Students ages 11 to 18 and in grades six through 12 are eligible to apply.

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Posted on: September 2, 2015

City awards contract for new substation design

The City of Anderson Board of Public Works has awarded a contract for the design work to construct the second electrical power substation for the Flagship Industrial Park.

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 1, 2015

Community Hospital breaks ground for pavilion

Community Health Network broke ground on what will be a health pavilion by the end of 2016. The $8.6 million project will result in a pavilion that will be 68,000 square feet.

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Posted on: July 16, 2015

City of Anderson launches the HireAnderson program

Anderson’s manufacturing foundation continues to expand, often due to the Anderson workforce and its manufacturing experience.

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 10, 2015

City Working to Win Proposed NTN Factory and 400 Jobs: Anderson City Council approves 2 resolutions

NTN USA, Inc., a subsidiary of NTN Corporation, a Japan-based multinational corporation, has filed the necessary paperwork for property tax abatements to support a new production facility in Anderson, Indiana.

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 9, 2015

Purdue project becoming a reality

ANDERSON – After a year of effort, Anderson will become home to Indiana's first Purdue Polytechnic and Maker Space.

The Anderson Economic Development Commission and Anderson City Council both approved on Thursday the issuance of up to $15 million in bonds to cover the cost of construction.

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Posted on: June 10, 2015

Anderson celebrates a new global partner: Sirmax to start production this fall

ANDERSON – With the shell of the new Sirmax building rising as a backdrop, the new manufacturing facility was celebrated Wednesday by city, state and company officials including Gov. Mike Pence.

Sirmax is investing $25 million and is to employ 50 workers. It is the first North American manufacturing plant for the Italy-based company which also has operations in Brazil.

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Posted on: March 10, 2015

Thailand-Based Group Picks Anderson for First Midwest Operations

ANDERSON, Ind. (March 10, 2015) – Royal Interpack North America Inc. (RPNA), a manufacturer of recycled plastic rigid food packaging, announced plans today to locate its operations here, creating up to 135 new jobs by 2018.

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Posted on: February 4, 2015

Sirmax project moving forward: Redevelopment Commission approves development

By Ken de la Bastide The Herald Bulletin

ANDERSON – The first steps were taken toward the construction of a building for an Italian company to begin operations in Anderson by the end of the year.

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Posted on: January 16, 2015

Anderson Welcomes New Italian Company

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At the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Governor Mike Pence and Massimo Pavin, Sirmax’s chief executive officer, and Mayor Kevin Smith announced the arrival of Sirmax North America, Inc. to Anderson, Indiana.

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 15, 2015

Anderson lands 50 new jobs

Gov. Mike Pence and Anderson officials announced at the Detroit Auto Show that Sirmax North America, Inc. will be locating its first North American plant in Anderson.

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 9, 2014

Contracts awarded for possible Guide land development

Contracts to resolve environmental and legal issues surrounding the development of a portion of the former Guide Corp. property have been approved by the Anderson Board of Public Works.

Read about land redevelopment on Herald Bulletin Economic Development
Posted on: November 7, 2014

Anderson part of American dream for Italian company

A dream that started in 1976 to have a presence in America reached another stage for an Italian family Friday with the official opening of Tecnoplast USA at the Flagship Enterprise Center.

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Posted on: October 6, 2014

Anderson officially welcomes Hy-Pro

The company was originally located in Fishers, but after two expansions, the owners were ready to build a new facility. The move to Anderson brought them closer to a workforce where the skill sets of employees can readily met its needs.

Read about Hy-Pro Grand Opening on Herald Bulletin Economic Development