Around Columbus

March 13

2006

Service was restored to all but a few of the 6,100 Vectren customers in Jackson County left without natural gas for two days after a supply line main under White River ruptured.

1991

Star Container, a high-tech manufacturer of plastic food containers, announced its intention to build a 50,000-square-foot, $5.9 million plant just north of Manufacturer’s Marketplace north of Columbus, the first firm to be located in the new Marketplace Industrial Park.

1966

Total company employment at all Arvin Industries locations reached a new high of 6,061 people, with 1,764 working at Columbus sites.