Walmart’s largest e-commerce fulfillment center plans finalized for Hancock County facility

September 30, 2020 | hcedc_admin

Mitchell Kirk, (Greenfield) Daily Reporter Friday, September 25, 2020 11:15 AM HANCOCK COUNTY — Walmart announced Thursday that it has finalized plans to establish its largest e-commerce fulfillment center in the United States near Mt. Comfort. The com …

Read more


New program available to help Hoosier small businesses build online presence

July 22, 2020 | Hancock EDC

INDIANAPOLIS  – The Indiana Small Business Development Center (Indiana SBDC) announced today a new partnership with the Indiana University Kelley School of Business to support the long-term economic recovery of Hoosier small businesses and entrepreneur …

Read more


IDEM and Purdue MEP Offer Technical Assistance and Grant Opportunities to Manufacturers

July 22, 2020 | Hancock EDC

Indianapolis – Indiana manufacturers are eligible for a unique opportunity for on-site technical assistance and training from the Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM). The Purdue …

Read more


HEDC congratulates Ferguson Construction on 100 years in business

July 16, 2020 | Hancock EDC

Hancock Economic Development Council congratulates Ferguson Construction on 100 years in business. Ferguson Construction opened its first office in 1920 in Sidney, Ohio. Their Indiana office was established in 2007 in southeast Indiana. In 2018, Fergus …

Read more


Employers, job seekers reminded of Next Level Jobs grants

July 16, 2020 | Hancock EDC

Hancock Economic Development Council would like to make sure that local employers and job seekers are aware of the following opportunities: The two programs that make up Next Level Jobs, the Workforce Ready Grant (WRG) and Employer Training Grant (ETG) …

Read more


Indiana businesses encouraged to apply for Manufacturing Readiness Grants

June 30, 2020 | Hancock EDC

The following news release is from the Indiana Economic Development Corporation. INDIANAPOLIS  – Applications for the Manufacturing Readiness Grant program, which Governor Eric J. Holcomb and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) first an …

Read more


Six spec buildings proposed for western Hancock County

May 22, 2020 | Hancock EDC

Six more spec buildings have been proposed for the western part of Hancock County. Carmel-based Lauth Property Group is looking to develop four properties near its 280,000-square foot building underway at County Roads 700 W and 350N. Red Rock Investmen …

Read more


COVID-19 Hancock County Business Community Updates

March 25, 2020 | hcedc_admin

June 26, 2020 Update: Hancock County Schools, letter from the four school corporations of Hancock County, Indiana. – LINK Plans for opening the schools this fall are under the guidance of the Hancock County Health Department. For more information pleas …

Read more


A message from the Indiana District Office, U.S. Small Business Administration

March 19, 2020 | hcedc_admin

Thanks to the hard work of our State partners, Indiana is the first in the region to be designated as an eligible area for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan assistance for COVID-19. Please share the below information with your small businesses and enco …

Read more


Indiana Launches New Export Assistance Program, Increasing Resources for Small Businesses

January 22, 2020 | Hancock EDC

INDIANAPOLIS – Today, the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) launched the Indiana State Trade and Export Promotion (IN-STEP) program to develop and expand export opportunities throughout the state, assisting Indiana small businesses with i …

Read more