2011 Manufacturing + Logistics Report Card

June 8, 2011

CICP’s Conexus Indiana initiative, along with the Ball State Center for Business and Economic Research, releases this annual analysis of the strengths, challenges and trends found in Indiana’s largest economic sector (the manufacturing and logistics industries collectively employ one of every four working Hoosiers).

(Source: Conexus Indiana)


Nurturing Central Indiana’s Pillar Industries for 21st Century Midwestern Pre-Eminence

December 20, 2000

This 2001 analysis from the Battelle Memorial Institute titled, Nurturing Central Indiana’s Pillar Industries for 21st Century Midwestern Pre-Eminence, proposes a regional economic development strategy that the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) largely continues to follow today – encouraging a broad focus on human capital, entrepreneurship and business climate with a specific emphasis on key economic clusters (advanced manufacturing, life sciences and information technology – later joined by logistics, energy technology and agriculture innovation).

(Source: CICP, Battelle Memorial Institute)