The U.S. Navy may soon get some of its equipment from companies in Tippecanoe and surrounding counties.
The Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Crane Division and Greater Lafayette Commerce have agreed to collaborate on the effort. GLC will facilitate connections between the Navy and technology producers in the area.
Brian Blackwell is director of engagement for the Center in southern Indiana. He says the Navy could get such things as sensors and radio transmitters from Greater Lafayette, but it won’t stop there.
WBAA's Mike Loizzo talks with author and The Economist correspondent Vijay Vaitheeswaran about his new book "Need, Speed, and Greed," and his upcoming lecture for Purdue Libraries.
An award-winning correspondent for The Economist magazine and book author who writes about trends that will shape the future of business and technology and how to get away from the world's addiction to fossil fuels will speak Oct. 18 as part of the Purdue Libraries Distinguished Lecture Series.
Indiana will host a delegation of Chinese officials from the country’s ministry of commerce. The group will make stops in Indianapolis, Columbus, French Lick and the Lafayette area.
Purdue and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation are sponsoring the trip. Mark Van Fleet is the university’s executive director of global business engagement. He says Chinese executives often ask the officials making the trip to recommend good places for them to set up shop in the United States.