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Internships done right feed the worker pipeline

Product and component supply chain issues captured the nation’s attention in the last couple of years, but Indiana companies know there have been even longer-term issues in another supply chain: the one feeding workers into advanced manufacturing and logistics firms.

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Governor’s Workforce Cabinet Awards Nearly $500,000 for High School Advanced Manufacturing Programs

INDIANAPOLIS (May 18, 2022) The Governor’s Workforce Cabinet has awarded 6 high schools and career centers with an Education Readiness Grant. The new grant program is offered in partnership with Conexus […]

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Rising 30 honorees bring experience and passion to Indiana’s industries of the future

Indiana’s advanced manufacturing and logistics industries are the backbone of the Hoosier economy, employing more than 600,000 Hoosiers and making and moving products that impact our everyday lives. Honoring 30 […]

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Cub Industries manufactures workers for the future

As part of the Rising 30 celebration, Conexus Indiana sent to each honoree a box filled with items – some of which were made by Indiana-based manufacturers. Antique Candle Co. […]

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Tom Easterday: The joy of challenges and the pursuit of excellence

Three decades ago, Tom Easterday took a chance and hired on as legal counsel for an automobile manufacturing firm that was just starting to set up shop in Indiana. By […]

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Thirty young professionals named to Conexus Indiana Rising 30

Honor recognizes exceptional advanced manufacturing and logistics talent INDIANAPOLIS (May 12, 2022) Conexus Indiana announced the 30 young professionals who have been named to the 2022 Rising 30 cohort. These […]

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Conexus Indiana honors Thomas Easterday, Retired Senior Executive Vice President of Subaru of Indiana Automotive, with 2022 Andre B. Lacy Vanguard Award

INDIANAPOLIS (May 9, 2022) Thomas V. Easterday, retired senior executive vice president of Subaru of Indiana Automotive has been named the 2022 Andre B. Lacy Vanguard Award recipient, joining an […]

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Conexus Indiana partners with The Crossing School of Business & Entrepreneurship to bring Catapult to high school students

Catapult available in eight locations around Indiana to train adults and high school students for advanced manufacturing careers INDIANAPOLIS (April 20, 2022) Conexus Indiana joined The Crossing School of Business […]

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Marson International taps grants, apprenticeships to meet demand

Elkhart-based tube fabricator Marson International has pursued growth aggressively in recent years, investing in equipment, expanding operations and chasing new clients. While that approach has fed a steady stream of […]

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Conexus Indiana adds three directors to support its statewide advanced manufacturing and logistics industry work

INDIANAPOLIS (April 7, 2022) – Conexus Indiana has added three new director-level staff to support its expanding regional and strategic work to strengthen Indiana’s advanced manufacturing and logistics industries. To […]

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Conexus Indiana names new leaders to the Conexus Indiana Logistics Council

INDIANAPOLIS (March 24, 2022) – Conexus Indiana, a statewide organization dedicated to strengthening Indiana’s advanced manufacturing and logistics industries, announced today that Nick Hoagland, director of client success at Langham […]

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