‘Always more work to do’

January 29, 2016 | Hancock EDC

HANCOCK COUNTY — More than 100 business owners, government officials and Hancock County residents attended the Hancock Economic Development Council’s 30th annual meeting on Jan. 20. Steve Long, president and CEO of Hancock Regional Hospital, was select …

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DEWALT Expansion

November 19, 2015 | Hancock EDC

GREENFIELD, Indiana–Maryland-based DEWALT is celebrating the grand opening of power tool manufacturing at its facility in Greenfield. The company says it has created 135 jobs at the facility. Stanley Black & Decker is the parent company of DEWALT. …

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Businesses seek tax breaks

October 17, 2015 | Hancock EDC

GREENFIELD — Three business deals in the works could lead to up to 120 new jobs in Hancock County. The Hancock Economic Development Council is pursuing agreements with three businesses that are looking to locate or expand in Hancock County. On Wednesda …

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Company eyeing county

October 3, 2015 | Hancock EDC

HANCOCK COUNTY — An Indianapolis-based manufacturing company is eyeing Hancock County as the site for a new facility that would bring about two dozen jobs to the area, provided the county is willing to approve a tax break. Foamcraft Inc., a 63-year-old …

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30 years of expansion

September 30, 2015 | Hancock EDC

HANCOCK COUNTY — For the past three decades, the Hancock Economic Development Council has served as one of the first stops for businesses interested in putting down roots in the county. Though the organization often works behind the scenes — coordinati …

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Black & Decker growing

May 19, 2015 | Hancock EDC

GREENFIELD, IN – Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE: SWK) announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 136 new jobs by 2018. The New Britain, Connecticut-based company will invest $7.69 million to renovate and equip its 220,0 …

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Duke Energy Marketing Grant Helping Attract New Businesses

May 15, 2015 | Hancock EDC

Plainfield, IN – A $15,000 Duke Energy Foundation grant will fund tools for the Hancock County Economic Development Council to market the county to new businesses. The grant will help launch a new website to attract businesses to Hancock County and hel …

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Tech Castings LLC Adding Jobs

April 28, 2015 | Hancock EDC

Shirley, IN — Tech Castings LLC – a private IN-based foundry specializing in investment casting of vacuum-melt superalloy turbine engine components serving a worldwide commercial and military aerospace customer base – was recently awarded grants and ta …

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HEDC Partners with Purdue University for “Economic Gardening” Program

April 9, 2015 | Hancock EDC

GREENFIELD, Ind. – April 9, 2015 – Hancock Economic Development Council (HEDC), a local economic development organization, is partnering with Purdue University on a program called “Economic Gardening” designed to provide “second stage” firms in the com …

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John Morrell Food Group adds distribution center

February 11, 2015 | Hancock EDC

GREENFIELD, IN (Feb. 11, 2015) – John Morrell Food Group, the oldest continuously-operating meat manufacturer in the country, announced plans today to locate a distribution center here, creating up to 260 new jobs by the end of 2016. “John Morrell’s ne …

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