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Southwest ISBDC

Regional Host: Southwest Indiana Chamber

Southwest ISBDC

Southwest Indiana Chamber
318 Main Street, Suite 401
Evansville, IN 47708



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Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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Success Stories

Nov 4th, 2019

Sweet Schmitt’s Candy Store: A Sweet Success Story

To say that Mike and Deann Schmitt love artisanal candy would be an understatement. To them, artisanal candy is more than a sweet treat, it’s an experience. Everyone entering Sweet Schmitt’s Candy store is greeted personally by Mike or DeAnn. They are always happy to explain how their candies are made or fill you in … more »
May 21st, 2019

2019 Impact Award Winner: Tri-State Cylinder Head

Tri-State Cylinder Head (Evansville), which specializes in high-precision, cast-iron welding and machining, is a HUBZone-certified manufacturer founded by Ron Schmitt in 1991. With the help of market reports drafted by the Indiana SBDC, the business was later purchased by Lucas Recker and Kyle Sharrer in 2017. The company recently announced plans to nearly double its … more »
May 21st, 2019

2019 Innovative Small Business of the Year: Heliponix

Heliponix (Evansville), led by Purdue University graduates Scott Massey and Ivan Ball, is an agbioscience startup that commercialized an automated, aeroponic appliance called a GroPod™ to allow consumers to grow produce in the convenience of their own homes. The company’s innovative technology cultivates produce three times faster than conventional farming methods, using 95 percent less … more »