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Conexus Indiana adds Guillen and Jagow to workforce development team

Conexus Indiana, a statewide organization dedicated to strengthening Indiana’s advanced manufacturing and logistics industries, has expanded its workforce development efforts with the hiring of Guillermo Guillen as Manager of Adult […]

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Fred Cartwright, long-time auto industry executive and hybrid technology pioneer, named Conexus Indiana President and CEO

Fred Cartwright, former General Motors executive and past executive director of the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR), has been named president and CEO of Conexus Indiana, a […]

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Conexus Indiana launches new initiative to help Gen Z talent “Make their Move” in advanced manufacturing and logistics

Conexus Indiana today announced the launch of Make IN Move, a statewide initiative to educate and inspire the next generation of Indiana’s advanced manufacturing and logistics talent. The effort aims […]

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Conexus Indiana honors Albert Chen, Telamon Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board, with 2021 Andre B. Lacy Vanguard Award

Albert Chen, Telamon Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board, has been named the 2021 Andre B. Lacy Vanguard Award recipient, joining an exclusive group of industry leaders recognized for […]

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Manufacturing Readiness Grants extended through 2023, $20M available for Hoosier manufacturers

Applications for the Manufacturing Readiness Grant program, which was launched to stimulate private sector investments to modernize Indiana’s manufacturing sector, have re-opened to Indiana manufacturers across the state. Administered by […]

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Perry Central High wins with hands-on learning

At southern Indiana’s Perry Central High School, students believe that “high-tech” and “high-touch” shouldn’t be mutually exclusive concepts. That contention not only has helped a number of Perry Central Commodores […]

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Thirty young professionals named to Conexus Indiana Rising 30

Conexus Indiana announced the 30 young professionals who have been named to the inaugural Rising 30 cohort. From CEOs, to engineers, educators and innovators, Rising 30 honorees represent Indiana’s top […]

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Internship program expands opportunities for college grads with disabilities

A Ball State University student who interned with Conexus Indiana is giving high marks to a program designed to improve employment prospects for college graduates with physical disabilities. Ball State […]

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Supply chain focus launches IU senior’s career

Before long, lessons learned at the Conexus Indiana Case Competition could be contributing to the effort to put people on Mars. Blake Bradley, an Indiana University Kelley School of Business […]

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Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation grant opens doors for Marion County residents to get paid training and employment with local manufacturing companies

Marion County has nearly 1,000 manufacturing companies providing an average starting hourly wage of $16/hour, more than 20 percent higher than Indiana’s family sustaining wage. The Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation […]

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J. Mark Howell to step down from Conexus Indiana in June 2021

The Conexus Indiana Board of Directors announced today that J. Mark Howell, president and CEO of Conexus Indiana, has decided to step down from the organization effective June 2021. “The […]

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