Evonik breaks ground on $220M expansion in Shadeland
Project promises 80 new jobs to site on Lilly Road, along with greater speed in delivering mRNA vaccines, therapies. Also, coroner’s update on 1-year-old killed by 5-year-old sibling with a gun
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EVONIK BREAKS GROUND ON $220M EXPANSION
Sitting in the front row of an industrial-sized tent overlooking the industrial-sized Evonik labs, waiting on some ceremonial dirt-turning Wednesday afternoon on a planned $220 million expansion of the plant just south of Lafayette, Gov. Eric Holcomb leaned over to Christian Kullmann, CEO of the German-based company, and quietly gave him a message.
“Ein bitte mach schnell,” the governor told Kullmann.
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