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PIDCO Commerce Industrial Park Receives “Shovel Ready” Status

January 8, 2013
PIDCO Commerce Industrial Park Receives “Shovel Ready” Status

  01/09/13 A potential development site located along U.S. 30 four miles west of the crossroads of U.S. 30 and U.S. 31 in Plymouth, received ‘shovel ready’ certification Tuesday by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC). This certification demonstrates that the site owned by the Plymouth Industrial Development Corporation (PIDCO) has a high level...
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Marshall County Economic Development Director Announces Departure

December 17, 2012
Marshall County Economic Development Director Announces Departure

  12/18/12  Marshall County Economic Development Corporation’s Executive Director, Jennifer Laurent, has announced her resignation.   Laurent joined the staff of MCEDC in February, 2010 and was appointed as Executive Director in October, 2010 after serving as Interim Director for five months. She leaves the organization with a successful track record of major business expansion...
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November 15th “The 5th “R” to Sustainability = RETURN on Investment”

November 5, 2012
November 15th “The 5th “R” to Sustainability = RETURN on Investment”

  11/06/12 MCEDC is pleased to have a dynamic collaboration with Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) to bring relevant, world-class knowledge to the front doors of our local industries.  Purdue MEP has developed an outstanding new one-day course on Sustainability, one of the hottest topics in business today.  This program will first be offered in Marshall County...
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Three Marshall County Manufacturers Planning to Expand

July 13, 2012
Three Marshall County Manufacturers Planning to Expand

  07/16/12 Culver Tool & Engineering, a leading national manufacturer of   spinal rod implants, plans to invest approximately $1 million in its operation and add employees by the end of the year.  A building expansion for additional manufacturing production and R&D space is planned along with additional supporting office and cafeteria space. The investment will enable the company to maintain...
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Redevelopment Commission, PIDCO & MCEDC Sign Letter-of-Intent on Industrial Spec Building

May 15, 2012
Redevelopment Commission, PIDCO & MCEDC Sign Letter-of-Intent on Industrial Spec Building

     05/16/12 Tuesday evening the Plymouth Redevelopment Commission, Plymouth Industrial Development Corporation (PIDCO) and Marshall County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) took the first step in the development of a spec building by approving a Letter-of-Intent with Terre Haute based Garmong Construction Services.   The proposed building is 45,000 square feet, easily expandable up to 135,000...
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Culver Tool & Engineering Growing in Plymouth

April 25, 2012
Culver Tool & Engineering Growing in Plymouth

    04/26/12 Culver Tool & Engineering, Inc. has announced plans to add on to its existing production facility in Plymouth, investing approximately $1,000,000 in new construction and new manufacturing equipment and creating at least 6 new jobs in 2012.   Founded in 1963 as a broach tool builder, Culver Tool began production of medical...
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MCEDC, 222 New Jobs Created in County

January 26, 2012
MCEDC, 222 New Jobs Created in County

01/27/12 Jennifer Laurent, Executive Director of the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation released the 2011 summary this week.  The report is a glimpse into the activities and the anticipated impact of that work, and to illustrate what a strong resource Marshall County businesses have in MCEDC, Marshall County government and local municipal leaders. When...
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MCEDC Offers Broadband to Bagels Series

December 9, 2011
MCEDC Offers Broadband to Bagels Series

12/12/11 A group of local technology companies have joined resources to construct an integrated high speed fiber and wireless solution servicing the Culver Academies and on to connect Culver Indiana. With its unique vendor neutral broadband cooperative at the core, The Midwest Network Cooperative’s contributing members established connectivity with a licensed wireless loop system...
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MCEDC Offers Free Business Counseling

October 21, 2011
MCEDC Offers Free Business Counseling

10/24/11 Individual SBDC advisement services are offered monthly in Plymouth.  Entrepreneurs, potential entrepreneurs and business owners in Marshall County are encouraged to sign up for one on one business counseling with Alan Steele, Advisor with the North Central Small Business Development Center. The next session will be Tuesday, November 1st at the offices of...
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MCEDC Announces Addition of Derek Spier as ED Specialist

September 29, 2011
MCEDC Announces Addition of Derek Spier as ED Specialist

9/29/11  Marshall County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) announces the addition of Derek Spier, AICP, as an Economic Development Specialist.  In this position, he will assist in countywide economic development efforts including research, marketing, and grant writing for business expansion, retention and attraction. “We welcome Derek and look forward to introducing him as an additional...
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Business Feasibility Workshop Offered

September 28, 2011
Business Feasibility Workshop Offered

09/29/11 Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Before you start a business, you plan.  Before you try to develop a business plan, you ask questions.  The first question you should ask is, “Can I make money at this?” To answer that question the North Central Indiana Small Business Development Center in...
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SBDC Offers Individual Services to Marshall County Businesses

August 30, 2011
SBDC Offers Individual Services to Marshall County Businesses

08/31/11 Individual SBDC advisement services are offered monthly in Plymouth.  Entrepreneurs, potential entrepreneurs and business owners in Marshall County are encouraged to sign up for one on one business counseling with Alan Steele, Advisor with the North Central Small Business Development Center. The next session will be Tuesday, September 6th at the offices of...
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Argos Could Qualify for Community Focus Funds

July 18, 2011
Argos Could Qualify for  Community Focus Funds

07/19/11Jennifer Laurent, Executive Director of the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation, announced to the Argos Town Council the outcome of the income survey.  54.2% of the households reported an income below the national average.  At least 50% of the households surveyed had to be below the national average to qualify for grants. Jennifer told the...
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Small Business Counseling Offered at MCEDC

July 12, 2011
Small Business Counseling Offered at MCEDC

07/13/11 Individual Small Business Development Consolation services are offered monthly in Plymouth at the Marshall County Economic Development office on Pioneer Drive.  Entrepreneurs, potential entrepreneurs and business owners in Marshall County are encouraged to sign up for one on one business counseling with Alan Steele, Advisor with the North Central Small Business Development Center....
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NextEra Energy Completing Due Diligence Phase for Wind Farm Development in Marshall, Fulton Counties

July 5, 2011
NextEra Energy Completing Due Diligence Phase for Wind Farm Development in Marshall, Fulton Counties

07/06/11 NextEra Energy Resources, the largest wind generator in North America, is finalizing wind analysis and environmental impact studies in Marshall and Fulton Counties in preparation for a proposed 100 megawatt, 40-70 turbine wind farm.  NextEra has recently hosted a series of informational open houses for Marshall County and Fulton County citizens, and has been working with...
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Andrea Cook, Jennifer Laurent Named to Michiana “Forty Under 40” Class of 2011

May 25, 2011
Andrea Cook, Jennifer Laurent Named to Michiana “Forty Under 40” Class of 2011

05/26/11  Two young local leaders in business and economic development, Andrea Cook, owner of the Midas Center, a full service marketing firm in Plymouth, and Jennifer Laurent, Marshall County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) Executive Director, have been named to the esteemed Michiana “Forty Under 40” Class of 2011.   The Michiana “Forty Under 40” program...
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MCEDC asks for participation in the 2011 Michiana Wage & Benefit Survey

May 24, 2011
MCEDC asks for participation in the 2011 Michiana Wage & Benefit Survey

05/25/11 Data gathering is underway for the annual Michiana Wage & Benefit Survey.  Are you curious as to how your company’s wages and benefits compare with others in the Michiana region?  Are you looking for a basis to plan adjustments in the coming year? Companies, businesses and organizations in the seven-county Michiana region can find...
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MCEDC Talks Job Growth in County from Existing Companies

April 19, 2011
MCEDC Talks Job Growth in County from Existing Companies

04/20/11 Marshall County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Jennifer Laurent updated the commissioners on what her organization has been doing. “We have been building communication at every step,” Jennifer explained.  She talked about being a resource broker for industries and businesses, the implementation of several new programs and the use of energy and lots...
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MCEDC Announces Partnership with SBA

March 2, 2011
MCEDC Announces Partnership with SBA

03/03/11 Marshall County Economic Development is pleased to announce that in partnership with the North Central Indiana Small Business Development Center, free, confidential, one-on-one business assistance will be available at our Plymouth office on Miller Drive once a month beginning Wednesday, March 23rd. Individual appointments to meet with Alan Steele, ISBDC Business Advisor, will...
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Marshall County Economic Development Corporation Jennifer Laurent to Lead MCEDC

October 1, 2010
Marshall County Economic Development Corporation Jennifer Laurent to Lead MCEDC

10/04/10 Marshall County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) announced today that it has appointed Jennifer Laurent to be the Executive Director of the organization. Laurent joined the staff in February, 2010 as Assistant Director of Development Finance and has served as Interim Executive Director since June. “Jennifer was given the opportunity and support of the...
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