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Indiana Places #1 in 2018 Manufacturing & Logistics Report Card

 Friday, August 3, 2018 |  Views:386 |  Posted by: Ron Gifford |  Reading Time:  |  Article Tags: 
Conexus Indiana and Ball State Center for Business and Economic Research have recently issued their Manufacturing & Logistics Report Card for 2018.  Indiana did quite well in this years report being the only state securing four A ratings out of the nine areas looked at.  Indiana led all states in the total report and was one of five states that received an A in Manufacturing Industry Health. Other strong areas for Indiana were logistics industry health, tax climate, and global reach.

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Ron Gifford

Special Projects Coordinator


Ron Gifford has worked for the Foundation as Special Projects Coordinator since 2008 after a law career of 32 years. In addition to his duties for the Foundation, Mr. Gifford serves as Director of the Starke County Initiative for Lifelong Learning (SCILL) and as a Business Advisor for the Indiana Small Business Development Center, serving businesses and entrepreneurs in both Starke and Pulaski Counties.

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