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School-based enterprises deliver the goods – in many ways 

In one community, it’s a business that does precision machining for local manufacturers. In another, it’s a small operation that makes gates and metal tree grates for private and municipal […]

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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.

Employers know all too well that there is no single solution to these issues, but Yorktown’s Mursix would suggest that there is one tool that every employer should have in its worker-recruitment toolbox.

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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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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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Southern Indiana high school’s enterprise gives kids business experience

High schools tend to use two simple metrics to determine the success of their graduating classes: how many students go to college, and how many find jobs.

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Indiana Commission for Higher Education grant supports Conexus talent initiatives

Conexus Indiana announced today that it has received funding from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education (CHE) to help recruit, prepare, place and retain educators in schools with shortages in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subject areas.

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SuperATV revs up community commitment

If you do a web search for SuperATV Founder and President Harold Hunt, it won’t take long to find pictures and videos of him blasting through creeks or climbing dirt walls in a souped-up all-terrain vehicle.

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Considerations when returning to the workplace

Many manufacturing companies had individuals who worked in person through a large majority of the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of this, you have been forced to think about some safety and […]

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ISU professor sees an answer to the trade of ‘conflict minerals’

Every time your smartphone vibrates, a terrorist gets a few dollars. OK, that dark twist on the It’s a Wonderful Life adage (“Every time a bell rings, an angel gets […]

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