Seymour Council OKs Tax Abatements

December 13th, 2017|

Manufacturer, engineering firm plan to add jobs A longtime Jackson County employer is planning a major investment in 2018 that has the potential to create nearly 250 new jobs.  And a small local engineering company is expanding its injection molding business resulting in the need for two additional workers. Valeo North America and C&T Engineering [...]

Bridging the Digital Divide

November 20th, 2017|

On May 9th, 2017, the Jackson County REMC's Board of Directors unanimously made the progressive decision to provide high-speed broadband services over a fiber optic connection to all of its members in rural Jackson County, Indiana. The first shipment of fiber arrived on October 13, and construction began on October 30. Follow the progress on [...]

Schneck Medical Continues Expansion

October 4th, 2017|

Making room for more doctors Schneck Medical Center in Seymour, Jackson County, Indiana, plans to spend $44 million in the next couple of years to provide better access to health care. The need for improving that access by adding 30 doctors and a 5-story building to house them was determined through a process that began [...]

New Company Coming to Eastside Industrial Park

August 16th, 2017|

A Midwest business plans to open a warehouse and service office in Seymour's Eastside Industrial Park. BTS5 Inc. of Chicago expects to be up and running within the next 90 days. The company supplies counter-weights and other products for forklifts and agricultural and construction uses. Customers include Toyota, Hyster-Yale Group, Caterpiller, UniCarriers and Terex. Brian [...]

High-Speed Broadband Coming to Rural Jackson County

June 25th, 2017|

Jackson County REMC plans to deliver service to customers in 10 counties, including rural parts of Jackson County, Indiana served by REMC. The member-owned rural electric cooperative's plans to make high-speed broadband service available to all of its customers through a fiber-to-the-home connection could have broader implications for southern Indiana. Those include attracting new businesses [...]

Council Approves Tax Credits for Business

June 12th, 2017|

IST plans $600,000 update investment E&H Tubing, dba Indiana Steel & Tube (IST) will make improvements in equipment and technology with a $600,000 investment for installation of new manufacturing equipment. In June, Brownstown Town Council approved 10-year abatement on that investment. In April, the Council had approved a 3-year abatement for $200,000 for the installation [...]

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