Plump attends NAIAS

January 14th, 2016|

JCIDC Executive Director Jim Plump visited with Aisin officials in Detroit at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit on January 12th to hear Aisin Group President Yasumori Ihara discuss the company’s products and technologies that they are pursuing in its R&D efforts, on the themes of "Environment and Fuel Efficiency," "Security and [...]

Kremers bought for $1.23 billion

December 8th, 2015|

Lannett Co. Inc. has finalized the purchase of Kremers Urban, a specialty generic pharmaceuticals subsidiary of Belgium-based UCB S.A., for $1.23 billion. Kremers, which employs 690, has a 381,000 square foot manufacturing plant on a 4.19 acre site in Freeman Field Industrial Park in Seymour, Indiana. Jim Plump, executive director of Jackson County Industrial Development [...]

SEP Honored For Safety

October 1st, 2015|

Cummins Seymour Engine Plant has achieve certification in the Indiana Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) as a “STAR” site…the first Cummins facility to achieve this designation. VPP “STAR” certification is the highest level of certification a worksite can achieve, and Cummins employees were honored at a ceremony on Sept. 22nd. “The management, employees and staff at [...]

Japan Trip May Lead to Expansion

September 18th, 2015|

Jim Plump, executive director of Jackson County Industrial Development Corporation, spent the week of September 14, 2015 with an Indiana delegation, including Governor Pence, meeting with officials from some of the 250+ Japanese companies with operations in the State of Indiana. There are seven Japanese-based companies in Jackson County including Aisin USA Manufacturing, Seymour Tubing, [...]

Business Building Trip to Japan for JCIDC

September 15th, 2015|

Jim Plump of Jackson County Industrial Development Corporation (JCIDC) is among 35 Hoosier business and community leaders traveling to Japan this week with Governor Mike Pence to bring jobs and investment to Indiana. In his 31 years as executive director of JCIDC, Plump has made 25 trips to Japan. With 7 Japanese-based companies in Jackson [...]

Jackson County Acknowledged for Workforce

September 5th, 2015|

Mullis is regarded as one of the nation’s top site selectors, with clients like Boeing, BP and Nike. He says Indiana’s reputation is growing. “This is one of the most consistent states in terms of low cost for doing business and one of the most quality states in terms of workforce productivity,” said Mullis. “If [...]

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