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August / September 2010

Evansville Business

What Evansville Needs Now

Have you heard? Evansville’s building a new arena Downtown. It’s a big deal. Such a massive undertaking has opponents and proponents. Though we are halfway through the completion of the 11,000-seat project, let’s assume the proponents are right, and hundreds

Building Evansville

Better Together

In the 1920s and ’30s, Robert Pott was an Evansville luminary, an engineer and inventor best known for developing an impact wrench that was patented by Ingersoll Rand. Pott, the namesake of the University of Southern Indiana’s Pott College of

Back Talk

Norm Bafunno

With more than 4,000 employees at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana in Princeton, thousands of Tri-State families have a vested interest in the auto manufacturer’s success, and earlier this year, Toyota revamped production at TMMI. Bad news followed the good, though:

Business Front

Underfunded, Undermanned, Overwhelmed

One of the last weekends in July was a busy one for Evansville’s parks. The Women’s Hospital Classic — part of the United States Tennis Association circuit — was played at Wesselman Tennis Center. Also, the 2010 13-year-old Pony Zone

Statewide Service

If a family buys a home that has a swimming pool with a serious problem, the seller legally isn’t required to report the issue to the buyer. That isn’t right, says Carol McClintock, who leads a state government agency with

Not So Far-Fetched

In 2007, riding the success of transforming a former Downtown department store into a 24-unit condominium complex, Ben Kunkel, president of construction company Kunkel Group, eyed the location of former clothier deJong’s. The vision, known as Meridian Plaza, included 31

Proving Their Mettle

When the Evansville Chrysler auto plant relocated its operation to St. Louis and took thousands of jobs with it, the Tri-State needed a large-scale company to replenish jobs. Two years later, Alcoa, a company that even then had established itself

Online Exclusives

Link Up

Inspired by local issues — and news from Evansville Business magazine — we present these links that made us click for more. Good Advice In the August/September issue, we interviewed several local business leaders on how Evansville can continue to