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Recent Relocations & Expansions

The Hoosier Energy Economic Development team helps recruit new businesses to our region, and facilitates expansions for existing businesses. We’re proud when companies choose south central Indiana and southeastern Illinois to plant their roots. Here are our latest success stories.


  • New $80 million distribution facility in Johnson County, Indiana
  • Number of expected new full-time jobs: 1,250
  • Facility is expected to open in 2019 and be fully staffed by 2021
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NTN Driveshaft

  • Automotive component supplier in Columbus, Indiana planning $90 million expansion
  • Project will retain 1,600 workers, and add 74 new jobs
  • Currently one of Columbus’ largest employers
  • Project slated to be completed by the end of 2020
  • Article with more information

POET Biofuels

  • Biofuels producer planning to build a $160 million biofuels facility in Shelbyville, Indiana
  • Plant is expected to create 275 temporary jobs during construction and will have 45 full-time employees
  • Plant will account for $110 million in annual corn purchases, or 23 million bushels, from farmers in the area
  • Facility is expected to open in the spring of 2020
  • Article with more information