Nix Announces Acquisition of Heritage Custom Fabricators Inc.

Today Nix Companies Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of Heritage Custom Fabricators, Inc., a Princeton, Ind., based company with more than 80 years of service providing heavy machining, gear manufacturing and fabrication services. Heritage is now an independent division of Nix Companies and will continue to serve its growing customer base from …

Gibbs Die Casting wins Supplier Excellence Award

Congratulations to Gibbs Die Casting who won a Supplier Excellence Award for Delivery Performance from their customer AAM (American Axle Manufacturing). The award was presented to Gibbs in June at the AAM Supplier Day in Austin, TX.  Pictured are David Dauch, CEO and Chairman of AAM and Harvey Dewan, VP of North American Corporate Services.

Fifth Annual Grow Southwest Indiana Teachers’ Manufacturing Bootcamp to begin in June

Program designed to create new, job-ready workforce Teachers and guidance counselors from a five-county area have been selected for a unique program that will provide hands-on instruction to teachers about careers in manufacturing, the backbone of Indiana’s economy. The “Teachers’ Manufacturing Bootcamp,” a program administered by the Grow Southwest Indiana Workforce Development Board, provides a …

Safety Medic to hold Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS) Classes in July

Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS)This course will be instructed by an instructor from the Alliance Safety Council. The course includes assignments, exams, presentations, and a final exam. Upon completion of the week long course and passing the examinations, each participant will receive the certification. All books and workbooks are provided in the cost of the …

JASPER® Engines & Transmissions Earns Top 25 Ranking on Forbes List of America’s Best Midsize Employers

Jasper Engines & Transmissions was named as one of America’s Best Midsize Employers for 2019 by Forbes magazine. It’s the second consecutive year JASPER has been named to this prestigious list. According to Forbes, JASPER ranked 22nd out of 500 nationwide employers they recognized with 1,000 to 5,000 employees. JASPER was ranked as America’s top …

Gibbs Die Casting Corp. Recognized as National Association of Manufacturers 2019 Leadership Award Winner

Gibbs honored by National Association of Manufacturers for Operational Excellence Leadership Gibbs Die Casting Corp. proudly announces it won the Operational Excellence Leadership Award from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Manufacturing Leadership Council. A new Gibbs machining plant, which opened in 2017, won the Operation Excellence Leadership Award­­­­­­­­­­­­. The Gibbs machining plant is equipped …

Anchor® Industries Inc. honored with 3 InTents magazine Reader’s Choice Awards

InTents readers tell us which companies, products and services they depend on to run their businesses. Twelve manufacturers and suppliers to the tent rental industry were honored in the April–May 2019 issue of InTents magazine in the second Reader’s Choice Awards. Anchor Industries awarded in 3 categories:Best Tent ManufacturerBest Custom Graphic SupplierBest Customer Service Learn …

Grow Southwest Indiana Workforce Board invites you to a Local Elected Officials Breakfast Meeting

Join us for breakfast and an update on the workforce development initiatives in Region 11. Friday, April 26, 20198:00am – 10:00am Central Time Breakfast served at 8:00am – Meeting will begin at 8:30am Vincennes University – Ft. Branch CampusGibson County Center for Adv Mfg & Logistics8100 US 41, Ft. Branch, IN 47648 Please RSVP by …