WorkOne Southwest invites you to their Quarterly Business Seminar – Workplace Ergonomics

Quarterly Business Seminar Thursday, November 8, 2018 8:00 – 9:30a.m. (CST) Ivy Tech Community College Room 107 3501 N. First Ave. Evansville, IN 47710 TOPIC: Workplace Ergonomics Have you ever stood at your work bench and felt like your back and feet were on fire? Have you ever noticed discomfort in your neck at the …

Purdue@WestGate hosting two events: Cybersecurity and Investing in Startups

Applied Cybersecurity Symposium with Address from Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch Valuable knowledge and workshops for IT professionals and business owners and managers https://www.eventbrite.com/e/westgate-applied-cybersecurity-symposium-tickets-51561890001   Investing in Startups: “Anatomy of a Deal” & “A Chat with Investors” Two expert panels exploring important perspectives for entrepreneurs, investors and potential investors https://www.eventbrite.com/e/investing-in-startups-anatomy-of-a-deal-a-chat-with-investors-tickets-51588503603

Area Students Explore Careers in Junior Achievement JA Job Shadow™

Who: Junior Achievement of Southwestern Indiana presents JA Job Shadow™ sponsored by Mead Johnson Nutrition (now part of Reckitt Benckiser). What: More than 30 local businesses will host over 330 8th grade students from Cedar Hall Community School, Glenwood Leadership Academy, Good Shepherd Catholic School, Helfrich Park Stem Academy, Lincoln Community School, Lodge Community School, and McGary …

You’re Invited to the EVV Take-Off Weekend

You are invited to join the University of Evansville and Evansville Regional Airport for a first-time UE Aces Men’s and Women’s Basketball season kick-off media event! Tuesday, Oct. 23 – 10 a.m. – Main Terminal  Join Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, UE President Christopher Pietruszkiewicz, Coach Walter McCarty, Coach Matt Ruffing and UE and EVV officials as they talk about exciting plans …

Celebrate Manufacturing! Electronics Research Inc (ERI) in Chandler – Designs, Manufactures and installs broadcast towers

For more than 75 years, ERI has served the broadcast industry with products and services of the highest quality and dependability. Founded in 1943 to develop antennas for military aircraft, ERI has continuously been on the cutting edge of RF research and development. Following WWII, Electronics Research moved from fulfillment of government contracts to meeting …

Celebrate Manufacturing! Prime Foods in Boonville – Leaders in Innovation

Prime Foods in Boonville is a third-generation, family-owned and operated egg company. They were a fresh egg supplier with a challenge of losing product to spoilage. They happened on the idea that if they hard boiled the eggs they might be able to seal rather than dispose of the eggs. They began cooking and peeling eggs …

Celebrate Manufacturing! Manufacturing Top Fact #1 (drum roll)

In the most recent data, manufacturers contributed $2.33 trillion to the U.S. economy in the first quarter of 2018. This figure has risen since the second quarter of 2009, when manufacturers contributed $1.70 trillion. Over that same time frame, value-added output from durable goods manufacturing grew from $0.86 trillion to $1.26 trillion, with nondurable goods output …

Celebrate Manufacturing! Manufacturing Top Fact #2

For every $1.00 spent in manufacturing, another $1.89 is added to the economy. That is the highest multiplier effect of any economic sector. In addition, for every one worker in manufacturing, there are another four employees hired elsewhere. (Source: NAM calculations using IMPLAN) With that said, there is new research suggesting that manufacturing’s impacts on the …

Celebrate Manufacturing! Manufacturing Top Fact #3

The vast majority of manufacturing firms in the United States are quite small. In 2015, there were 251,774 firms in the manufacturing sector, with all but 3,813 firms considered to be small (i.e., having fewer than 500 employees). In fact, three-quarters of these firms have fewer than 20 employees. (Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Statistics of U.S. …

Celebrate Manufacturing! Manufacturing Top Fact #4

Almost two-thirds of manufacturers are organized as pass-through entities. Looking just at manufacturing corporations and partnerships in the most recent data, 65.6 percent are either S corporations or partnerships. The remainder are C corporations. Note that this does not include sole proprietorships. If they were included, the percentage of pass-through entities rises to 83.4 percent. (Source: …