Whitley County EDC
The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) works with regional and state partners to support and encourage our clients’ business development efforts. Whitley County continues to take a progressive approach to economic development, for instance creating and supporting one of the largest Tax Increment Finance (TIF) Districts in the State of Indiana.
Whitley County is located in Northeast Indiana, less than 20 miles from both Fort Wayne, the 2nd largest city in Indiana, and Warsaw, the orthopedics capital of the world. Whitley County companies enjoy access to over 50% of the nation's Customer, Industrial and Transportation Manufacturing bases within 600 miles.
Indiana has the lowest business costs and is considered the best state for business in the Midwest. Recently the state has eliminated the inventory tax and capped property taxes, and the state also has tax credits to encourage job creation, capital investment and R&D activities.
In Whitley County, our client companies find the right location, business climate, workforce, and incentives to grow and succeed.
Call or email today to find out how we can assist your business development needs!
- Former EDC Board Members
Former Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) board members John Lefever and Jim Argerbright were recently honored for their service to economic development Whitley County with Special Resolutions from the Indiana General Assembly. The Resolutions were sponsored by State Representative Kathy Heuer (R-83) and State Senator Jim Banks (R-17).Read More
- C&A Tool Achievement
Locally based C&A Tool Engineering (“C&A Tool”) announced today that the company has been awarded the Premier Supplier Award from Bell Helicopter, an industry leader in the development and production of helicopters and vertical lift aircraft.Read More
- EDC celebrates 20th anniversary
Nearly 150 business, community, and elected leaders from Whitley County and Northeast Indiana gathered at the newly established $15M Iotron Industries USA facility in Park 30 Business Center to celebrate the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation’s (EDC) 20th anniversary and to recognize recent economic development achievements.Read More
- EDC & Chamber
The boards of directors of the Whitley County Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) and the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) announced today they are exploring options to more closely align their work with local business and industry.Read More