INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 9, 2021) Students from Indiana University, Purdue University and Purdue Polytechnic Institute (Anderson) were named winners in the sixth annual Conexus Indiana National Collegiate Case Competition. The case competition fielded 24 teams and challenged the students to solve one of two advanced manufacturing and logistics business cases with first- second- and third-place winners named in three different tracks.
The three first-place teams each won $5,000, with second- and third-place teams each taking home $2,000 and $1,000, respectively.
The Conexus Indiana Case Competition is held annually and encourages college students to use what they’ve learned in the classroom in a simulated real-world environment. In addition, students interact with Indiana advanced manufacturing and logistics executives during a career fair and throughout the event with industry serving as judges. This year, 23 companies and organizations participated in the career fair and 18 professionals, representing all facets of the advanced manufacturing and supply chain industries, served as judges.
First Place Winners from Indiana University:
First Place Winners from Purdue University:
First Place Winners from Purdue Polytechnic Institute (Anderson):
Career Fair participants:
Batesville Tool and Die
Butler Graduate Programs
Indiana State University Graduate Programs
Indianapolis International Airport Authority
Ivy Tech Community College
Major Tool and Machine
Toyota Material Handling
Women in Hi Tech
About Conexus Indiana:
For more than a decade, Conexus Indiana, one of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) non-profit initiatives, has been positioning the Hoosier State as the best place for advanced manufacturing and logistics industries to innovate, invest, employ and succeed. By collaborating with industry, academic and public sector partners on a shared vision for an innovative, skilled workforce and stronger business climate, Conexus Indiana has helped to create opportunities for advanced manufacturing and logistics companies, prepare Hoosiers to succeed in the state’s largest industry sectors and maintain Indiana’s competitive advantage. For more information, go to www.ConexusIndiana.com.