Jasper Engines & Transmissions, Waupaca Foundry in Tell City and Perry Central Junior-Senior High School join forces to offer Work-based Learning

The participants in the Commodore Manufacturing program might want to consider having a “Bring Your Parent to Work Day.” That’s because Commodore Manufacturing — a unique joint venture between Jasper Engines & Transmissions, Waupaca Foundry in Tell City and Perry Central Junior-Senior High School — is 100% student-led and operated. Students not only created the …

2019 Junior Achievement Dubois County Business Hall of Fame Laureates Announced

Junior Achievement of Southwestern Indiana and Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLC announced the 2019 Junior Achievement Dubois County Business Hall of Fame Laureates at a press conference Wednesday, January 9, at Vincennes University Jasper Campus. The 2019 laureates are Doug Bawel and the late Robert Menke Sr. (1919-2008). Laureates will be inducted into Junior Achievement Dubois County Business Hall of Fame at 7:30 …

Accuride Corporation’s Board of Directors Appoints Jason Luo Interim CEO

The Board of Directors of Accuride Corporation – a leading supplier of wheel end systems to the global commercial vehicle industry – today announced that it has appointed Jason Luo to serve as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.  Mr. Luo was formerly Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ford China and, prior …

Ivy Tech Community College Workforce Alignment – Welding Certification

Ivy Tech Community College will offer an 80-Hour Welding Certification Preparation course in Warrick county. Classes meet Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00 – 10:00 pm, February 18 – May 1, at Castle High School in Newburgh, IN. This course focuses on safety, techniques, joint preparation, and proper machine setup to prepare students to earn the American …

Celebrate National Manufacturing Day – October 5!

The Southwest Indiana Chamber will be celebrating Manufacturing Day all month long! Watch our Social Media, @swinchamber, everyday for news about local manufacturers, events, inspiring youth, manufacturing facts and much more! Manufacturing Day® is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers and occurs on the first Friday in October. To …

WGU Indiana scholarship rewards high performers at Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Dean’s List Scholarship helps students earn their bachelor’s degree   WGU Indiana is offering an exclusive scholarship to students who have earned a spot on Ivy Tech Community College’s dean’s list. The $2,000 Ivy Tech Dean’s List Scholarship is for Ivy Tech students who have made the dean’s list and would like to …

Official OSHA Training Institute coming to VU Gibson County Center

A variety of training opportunities will soon begin at the Vincennes University Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics, thanks to the introduction of an official OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Host Site.  In cooperation with the University of Cincinnati and the Great Lakes OSHA Education Center, VU can now host training, primarily geared to occupational safety …

Indiana’s Jeffersonville and Mount Vernon ports are certified as ‘AT&T Fiber Ready’

All of Indiana’s ports now offer high-speed, fiber-based internet Leaders from AT&T* and the Ports of Indiana joined local elected officials and business leaders today at the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville to announce that the Jeffersonville and Mount Vernon ports have both been certified as “AT&T Fiber Ready.” The initiative was part of AT&T’s continuing efforts …