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N.E.W. Customer Service Companies Hiring Hundreds in Terre Haute for Work-at-Home Program to Support DIRECTV Customers

Terre Haute, Ind.—July 17, 2008— N.E.W. Customer Service Companies, Inc. (NEW), the leading provider of extended service plans and buyer protection programs for consumer products, is pleased to announce the expansion of their Work-at-Home program into Terre Haute, Ind. The home-based jobs will be dedicated to delivering technical troubleshooting to DIRECTV customers creating approximately 480 work-at-home customer care representative jobs over the next three years depending on applicant interest. DIRECTV is the nation’s leading satellite TV service with more than 17 million customers.

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Fast-Growing Technology Company Expands to Terre Haute

May 15, 2008 - Terre Haute, IN - The Terre Haute Economic Development Corporation team and Alorica Inc. are pleased to announce plans for the opening of an in-bound customer service center at 1800 Fort Harrison Road, Suite 23 in Terre Haute. The center plans to hire more than 600 positions by the end of the year and anticipates that an expansion in 2009 is likely.

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Maryland Biotechnology Company Acquires Terre Haute Fermentation Facility for Production of Feed Enzymes

Terre Haute, Indiana (May 8, 2008) – ChemGen Corp., a privately-held biotechnology company that specializes in the development of products through the use of microbial fermentation technology, announced today its acquisition of the former Alpharma fermentation facility in Terre Haute.

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Boral Bricks Opens Largest Brick Manufacturing Facility in U.S. in Terre Haute, Indiana

$58 Million Environmentally Friendly Plant Powered by Methane Gas From Nearby Republic Services Landfill

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (March 13, 2008) – Boral Bricks Inc., the nation’s largest brick manufacturer and distributor of masonry products, opened a state-of-the-art brick manufacturing plant in Terre Haute, Ind., that will employ 50 full-time workers. Local and state officials, as well as Boral executives from as far away as Australia attended a ceremony at the plant this morning.

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Packaging Company to Consolidate U.S. Manufacturing Operations in Terre Haute

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (Feb. 8, 2008) – Applied Extrusion Technologies, one of the nation's largest manufacturers of plastic film packaging products, announced today it is consolidating its U.S. manufacturing operations here, creating 60 new jobs.

The Delaware-based company is closing its Covington, Va. manufacturing facility and beginning a $9 million project that will expand its Terre Haute facility and relocate products and an idled Virginia line to the Indiana plant.

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Terre Haute, Indiana


The Terre Haute Economic Development Corporation works closely with local and state officials to develop customized packages that meet the needs of business and the interests of the community.  The scope of project incentives is based on number and type of new jobs created or retained in Indiana, and new capital investments made in the community.

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Terre Haute EDC
630 Wabash Avenue, Suite 101
Terre Haute, Indiana 47807

Steve Witt, President
Phone: (812) 234-2524
Fax: (812) 232-6054

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