Governor Holcomb, Greenfield Mayor to Break Ground on New Manufacturing Facility

June 27, 2017 | Connie Schmidt

Governor Eric J. Holcomb and Greenfield Mayor Chuck Fewell will join executives from BeijingWest Industries, Co. Ltd. (BWI) on Wednesday, June 28 at 2:30 p.m. to break ground on the company’s new manufacturing facility in Greenfield – the China-based c …

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The Importance of Economic Development to Hancock County

May 11, 2017 | Hancock EDC

As part of Hancock Economic Development Council’s celebration of Economic Development Week, we asked our board president, Steve Long, to share his thoughts on the importance of economic development. Steve is President/CEO of Hancock Regional Hospital. …

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Hancock County Proclamation Economic Development Week

May 9, 2017 | Connie Schmidt

May 8 – 13, 2017 National Economic Development Week Hancock County Commissioners, Recognized 2017 as the 91st anniversary of the International Economic Development Council and as “The Year of the Economic Developer.” The President of the Commissioners …

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City of Greenfield Proclamation to the HEDC

May 8, 2017 | Connie Schmidt

2017 National Economic Development Week The City of Greenfield, Executive Office of the Mayor, PROCLAMATION, to all to whom these presents may come, greetings! On the 28th day of April, 2017, Mayor Chuck Fewell proclaimed the week of May 8th-14th, 2017 …

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Join us in celebrating Economic Development Week May 8-13, 2017!

May 8, 2017 | Hancock EDC

Do you know who your local economic development organization is? It is the Hancock County Economic Development Council (HEDC). Their job is to help and assist business owners to start or expand their business. You could call the HEDC a liaison of sorts …

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Join us on June 7 and be #SkipStrong!

May 1, 2017 | Hancock EDC

As you may know, our executive director, Skip Kuker, spends quite a bit of time at the Sue Ann Wortman Center for Cancer at Hancock Regional Hospital. We invite you to join us Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Wooden Bear Brewing for the #SkipStrong 3rd Annua …

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HEDC congratulates BWI on passage of tax abatement

April 27, 2017 | Hancock EDC

On April 26, 2017 local officials congratulated BeijingWest Industries, Co. Ltd (BWI),  on the passage of tax abatement from the Greenfield City Council. The Beijing-headquartered company, provides the highly-acclaimed MagneRide® suspension system, wil …

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Six exciting things happening right now in Hancock County, Indiana

April 24, 2017 | Hancock EDC

It’s an exciting time to be in Hancock County, the eastern door to Indianapolis. BeijingWest Industries, Co. Ltd. (BWI), a premier chassis supplier that designs and manufactures brake and suspension systems for the global automotive market, announced p …

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China-Based Auto Component Manufacturer Chooses Greenfield for First U.S. Production Facility

April 13, 2017 | Hancock EDC

GREENFIELD, Ind. – BeijingWest Industries, Co. Ltd. (BWI), a premier chassis supplier that designs and manufactures brake and suspension systems for the global automotive market, announced plans to locate its first U.S. production facility in Indiana, …

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$7M, 7-bridge construction project

April 10, 2017 | Hancock EDC

$7M, 7-bridge construction project on I-70 starts April 17, 2017 Milestone Contractors plans to set construction signs along I-70 on April 17, 2017 for a $7.2 million project to replace or maintain and preserve seven bridges in Hancock and Henry counti …

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