Indiana officials are making $20 million in grant funds available to state manufacturers who pledge to invest and modernize their operations.
Indiana Economic Development Corp.
Brad Chambers is Indiana’s new secretary of commerce.
Alliance RV in Elkhart expects to add up to 650 jobs by the end of 2023.
Jim Staton, senior vice president and chief business development officer at the Indiana Economic Development Corp., will serve as the state’s interim commerce secretary.
Blair Milo, secretary of the Indiana Office of Career Connections and Talent, is joining the Indiana Economic Development Corp.
Several manufacturers from North Central Indiana are receiving a share of $1.5 million in state grants meant to encourage investment in the sector.
A $9.1 million investment by Elkhart-based Premium Rock is expected to create up to 74 new jobs by the end of 2024.
The state hopes awarding $650,000 in grants to three Indiana business will open more doors to doing more businesses with Department of Defense contractors.
Several businesses across Northern Indiana have received a share of $3 million in state grants designed to encourage manufacturers to invest in their operations to drive growth.